dartos fascia


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dar·tos fas·ci·a

[TA]
a superficial fascial layer incorporating smooth muscular tissue in the integument of the scrotum; it also forms the scrotal septum.
See also: dartos muliebris, dartos muscle.

dartos fascia

the thin layer of subcutaneous tissue underlying the skin of the scrotum, consisting mainly of nonstriated muscle fibers (the dartos muscle). Also called dartos, tunica dartos.

dartos fascia

A layer of areolar tissue in the scrotum which contains dartos muscle fibres.

dar·tos fas·cia

[TA]
Superficial fascial layer incorporating smooth muscular tissue in the integument of the scrotum; it also forms the scrotal septum.
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If the cause of chordee is at the level of Buck's or Dartos fascia, the urethral plate has to be excised which will mandate a tubularised flap urethroplasty.
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.
Complications can be minimized by applying second layer of Dartos fascia, improving surgical skills, avoidence of hematoma formation and prevention of infection.
The common waterproofing techniques utilize subcutaneous tissue, [10] Dartos fascia, [11] Dartosmuscle from scrotum, [12] tunicavaginalis from the scrotum.
Degloving circumferential incision of the penile skin and dartos fascia were performed.
8 cm, was dissected off of the dartos fascia circumferentially, and then excised in its entirety and sent to pathology for further histopathological review (Fig.
The scrotal skin excised did not involve the dartos fascia.