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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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.
The mass lied within Buck's fascia and lateral aspect of the left dorsal penile artery.
Most of the penile schwannomas are located at the dorsum of the penis in the Buck's fascia.
Superficial penile dorsal vein rupture affects the dorsal veins over the Buck's fascia.
A 1-cm margin was taken around the scar and the deep margin extended to Buck's fascia with sparing of neurovascular structures.
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.
Extravasation outside the Buck's fascia can lead to a butterfly shaped hematoma in the perineum.
This examination suggested extension beyond Buck's fascia, but the hematoma appeared contained within Colles' fascia.
Obvious disruption of Buck's fascia was evident; upon exploration, bilateral, 1-cm transverse ruptures of the corpora cavernosa were discovered on the proximal penile shaft (Fig.