umbilical fascia

umbilical fascia

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the thin fascial layer interposed between the transversalis fascia and the umbilicovesical fascia It extends between the medial umbilical ligaments from the umbilicus inferiorly to the urinary bladder, becoming continuous with the visceral fascia of that organ, forming the posterior boundary of the retropubic space.

umbilical fascia

a thickening of the fascia transversalis extending along the median umbilical ligament downward from the umbilicus.
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Anatomically, the umbilical fascia derives from the transversalis fascia and should provide support to the base of the umbilicus.
11) skin is incised just sub- umbilicale about 5 to 6 mm, then subcutaneous tissue bluntly dissected until the umbilical fascia is palpable the abdominal wall inferior to the umbilicus, then it lifted.
Two clicks of the veress needle will be appreciated as it penetrates first the umbilical fascia and then peritoneum.