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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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pneumoniae-associated necrotizing fasciitis diagnosed at such an early stage of disease that fascial necrosis was found by pathological examination but not by visualization under surgical exploration, which recovered without surgical debridement.
Muscle hernias through an overlying fascial defect most commonly occur in athletes or young adults, especially in athletes with occupations requiring excessive strain on the legs.
Much like how the terms "cardiovascular system" or "nervous system" encompass a variety of different cell types, the term "fascial system" may provide a conceptual model by which to explain the intricate workings of connective tissues surrounding the vascular, lymphatic, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems, among others.
Vacuum-assisted wound closure and mesh-mediated fascial traction (VAWCM) seemed to be a promising technique providing a higher DPFC rate and few complications after long-term treatment of OA [10-12].
The treatment of fascial distortions is based on targeted manual techniques which are to be described as nonspecific.
By using a lateral approach, the trapezial fascial web is directly visualized and able to be completely excised.
At the conclusion of the procedure, no durotomy or leakage of CSF was noted, and a Valsalva maneuver as well as watertight fascial closure was performed.
Fascial tissue contains nerve and blood vessels, along with over 10 times the number of sensory receptors found in muscle.
Other chapters cover computer planning and intraoperative navigation, robotic surgery, endoscopic approaches to the skull base, image guidance for sinus tumors, head and neck fascial spaces, foreign bodies, and sleep-related breathing disorders.
Herniation of a muscle through an overlying fascial defect, such as a loosening or tearing, is most frequently reported in athletes or individuals with occupations causing excessive strain on the legs.
Ludwig angina can progress to cervical necrotizing fasciitis in several hours to days) The arrangement of the fascial planes in the neck allows for rapid extension into the different neck spaces, with retropharyngeal and mediastinal extension.
Stenosis at the skin level can be managed by dilating the stoma opening, usually by inserting a lubricated digit down to the fascial layer for several minutes.
(However, there are no current studies evaluating the outcome of consistently performed radical excision without adjuvant treatment for feline ISS.) For this study, radical excision was defined as tumor resection including 5-cm margins surrounding the palpable tumor edge and two fascial planes or bone deep to the tumor.
On CT scans, fascial thickening, fat stranding and gas tracking may be seen in nearly 80% (2,5) of cases, and was seen in this case as well.
"Rolling is great for lengthening and pulling apart fascial tissue, especially plantar fascia on the bottom of feet, and the iliotibial band (IT) along the side of the thigh," says Julie O'Connell, director of Performing Arts Rehabilitation at AthletiCo in Chicago.