temporal fascia

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tem·po·ral fas·ci·a

the fascia covering the temporal muscle; it is composed of two layers, lamina superficialis and lamina profunda; both attach above to the superior temporal line but diverge inferiorly to attach to the lateral and medial surfaces of the zygomatic arch.

temporal fascia

a tough fan-shaped aponeurosis overlying the temporalis muscle and attached by its outer margin to the superior temporal line and by its inferior margin to the zygomatic arch.
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Surgical Methods: Myoperiosteal flap on the muscle pedicle was prepared by using temporal fascia after making a postauricular incision.
Comparison of hearing levels and tympanic membrane healing obtained bycartilage palisade and temporal fascia in tympanoplasty technique: preliminary results.
To stabilize the diced cartilage fragment, Daniel used autologous deep temporal fascia as a wrapping material in diced rhinoplasty, without absorption.
Postauricular fascia is thicker than temporal fascia but can be folded to wrap diced cartilage grafts.
After surgical division of the bands, reconstruction can be carried out using split skin graft, palatal island flap, superficial temporal fascia flap, bilateral tongue flaps, buccal fat pad, bilateral nasolabial flaps and bi pedicled radial forearm free flap.
Because this layer is continuous laterally with the temporal fascia overlying the temporalis muscle, it is particularly sensitive to jaw tension.
The flap was separated from the underlying deep temporal fascia easily, as the loose areolar tissue on the deep surface presents minimal resistance to elevation.
In our study, we have compared the grafting and acoustic properties of temporal fascia with cartilage--perichondrium (composite graft) especially in ears with large perforation and an unfavorable Eustachian tube function.
More proximally, it was dissected superficial to the temporal fascia.
We have developed a new technique for reconstructive cranioplasty that involves the use of hydroxyapatite cement and a pericranial/deep temporal fascia graft.
The tympanic membrane perforation was freshened, and a temporal fascia underlay graft was placed.
We performed a right subtotal petrosectomy, a repair of the tegmen defect with a temporal fascia and fat graft secured with fibrin glue, and a blind sac closure of the right external auditory canal.

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