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Synonyms for fascia

a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

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Caption: FIGURE 1: Ultrasound image of Crural Fascia (CF) in a 24-year-old male volunteer.
As the transducer is advanced distally, the nerve becomes more superficial until it crosses the crural fascia.
One more logical hypothesis was mentioned by Bouche and Johnson as tibial fasciitis, which proposes that this syndrome is due to the tension on the site of deep crural fascia insertion to tibia; that is mainly from posterior compartment muscles especially the soleus muscle (21).
Approximately four to eight perforators arise from the peroneal artery, pierce the crural fascia, and give rise to several branches that join adjacent perforators, forming an interconnecting vascular supra fascial plexus that extends from proximal part of leg to the posterior margin of lateral malleolus.
20,29,84) For example, the crural fascia is composed of two or three layers of parallel ordered collagenous fiber bundles, each layer being separated by a thin layer of loose connective tissue.