deep cervical fascia


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Related to deep cervical fascia: Superficial cervical fascia, Buccopharyngeal fascia, prevertebral layer of cervical fascia, superficial layer of deep cervical fascia, Pretracheal fascia, middle cervical fascia

deep cervical fascia

The fascia of the neck covering the muscles, vessels, and nerves.
See also: fascia
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The nuchal fibrocartilaginous pseudotumor described by O'Conell et al is a lesion with a characteristically specific location in the posterior aspect of the nuchal ligament, at its attachment to the deep cervical fascia, in the midline at the level of C4-5 or C5-6.
The danger space was first described by Grodinsky and Holyoke in 1938 as the loose areolar tissue that extends from the skull base to the diaphragm between the alar and prevertebral divisions of the deep layer of the deep cervical fascia.
The lower part is covered by skin, subcutaneous tissue, platysma muscle, and an investing layer of deep cervical fascia.