Buck's fascia


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Buck's fascia

The deep connective tissue of the penis.
Mentioned in: Phimosis
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A longitudinal penile skin incision was used to access the urethra, which was then mobilized with careful dissection through the dartos and Buck's fascia. A 16 or 18 Fr Nelaton catheter helped to identify the distal margin of the stricture.
A longitudinal incision was made in the perineum, the urethra was palpated and noted to be indurated and firm, and thus the bulbospongiosus muscle was split and a longitudinal incision was made in Buck's fascia with expulsion of approximately 10 ml of purulent fluid which was sent for culture and gram stain.
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.
In another case report of a 22-year-old patient with penoscrotal lymphedema was subjected to surgical treatment after unsuccessful medical treatment.9,10 A total excision of the penile skin and subcutis to Buck's fascia was performed and split-thickness skin grafts were used to cover the defects with excellent cosmetic and functional results.
A longitudinal incision was made ventrally through the midline, and then the penis was degloved completely with perfect exposure of Buck's fascia. The unfurled inner layer of the prepuce was resected while carefully preserving the blood supply of the outer layer, essential for penile shaft coverage.
The necrotic skin and subcutaneous tissue were circumferentially excised from the corona distally to the base proximally down to the level of Buck's fascia. In the operation for removal, infection on the right side of the fragile tunica albuginea was found (Fig.
When buck's fascia remains intact the hematoma results in classical eggplant deformity.
The penile shaft was degloved to its base by sharply dissecting dartos fascia from underlying Buck's fascia, exposing the mass, with the splayed neurovascular bundles overlying the mass easily identified.
Consequently, these conditions may be renamed as vascular injuries of the penis, which may be subdivided further into superficial or deep, based on the hematoma location (i.e., either beneath or over the Buck's fascia).
The thickened penile skin was excised immediately above Buck's fascia upto balanoprepucial sulcus.
A 1-cm margin was taken around the scar and the deep margin extended to Buck's fascia with sparing of neurovascular structures.
Because each corpus cavernosum has an individual artery, and the thickness of Buck's fascia and corporeal tissue resists pressure on the deep vessels [10] The skin devoid of subcutaneous tissue located most superficially, is affected first.