Buck's fascia


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Buck's fascia

Etymology: Gurdon Buck, American surgeon, 1807-1877
the deep fascia encasing the erectile tissue of the penis.

Buck's fascia

The deep connective tissue of the penis.
Mentioned in: Phimosis
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Infectious cases originating from the genitalia, the infecting bacteria probably pass through Buck's fascia of the penis and spread along the dartos fascia of the scrotum and penis, Colles' fascia of the perineum, and Scarpa's fascia of the anterior abdominal wall.
9,10 A total excision of the penile skin and subcutis to Buck's fascia was performed and split-thickness skin grafts were used to cover the defects with excellent cosmetic and functional results.
A new penoscrotal angle was then achieved by a suture between Buck's fascia and dermis of the skin shaft.
The necrotic skin and subcutaneous tissue were circumferentially excised from the corona distally to the base proximally down to the level of Buck's fascia.
When buck's fascia remains intact the hematoma results in classical eggplant deformity.
Superficial penile dorsal vein rupture affects the dorsal veins over the Buck's fascia.
The thickened penile skin was excised immediately above Buck's fascia upto balanoprepucial sulcus.
A 1-cm margin was taken around the scar and the deep margin extended to Buck's fascia with sparing of neurovascular structures.
Because each corpus cavernosum has an individual artery, and the thickness of Buck's fascia and corporeal tissue resists pressure on the deep vessels [10] The skin devoid of subcutaneous tissue located most superficially, is affected first.
3] If Buck's fascia is disrupted, blood will extravasate into the subcutaneous plane of the scrotum, perineum or pubic areas, resulting in significant swelling.
Penis ultrasonography showed injury of the tunica albuginea and Buck's fascia and expanding hematoma.