fascia of limbs

fascia of limbs

[TA]
the deep fascia of the upper and lower limbs, collectively. Usually referring to the outer fascial sleeves (for example, the brachial and antebrachial fascia, or deep fascia of the thigh and leg), intermuscular septa, and neurovascular sheaths, rather than the investing fasciae of individual muscles.
Synonym(s): fasciae membrorum [TA]
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19,26-27) Based on location, the FICAT describes the following fasciae: i) in relation to the body regions: fascia of head and neck, fascia of trunk, and fascia of limbs, ii) in relation to the surrounding structures: subcutaneous fascia, fascia of muscles, visceral fascia, parietal fascia, and fascia extraserosalis which represents any other fascia which lies inside the parietal fascia and outside the visceral fascia.