external spermatic fascia


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ex·ter·nal sper·mat·ic fas·ci·a

[TA]
the outer fascial covering of the spermatic cord; it is continuous at the superficial inguinal ring with the fascia covering the external oblique muscle.
See also: aponeurosis of external oblique (muscle).
Synonym(s): fascia spermatica externa [TA]
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The vasal injection is given deep to external spermatic fascia, but superficial to internal spermatic fascia which encloses testicular arteries and veins.
The scrotal wall consists of the following layers (from superficial to deep): skin, superficial fascia, dartos muscle, external spermatic fascia, cremasteric fascia, and internal spermatic fascia.
As shown in Figure 1, these layers include the skin, superficial scrotal fascia, external spermatic fascia, cremaster muscle, and internal spermatic fascia.

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