dartos fascia

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dar·tos fas·ci·a

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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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Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a fulminant necrotizing infection of the perianal and periurethral tissues that can disseminate even at the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh or the abdomen following the planes of the dartos fascia of the scrotum and penis, Colle's fascia and Scarpa's fascia.
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.