temporal fascia

(redirected from fascia temporalis)

tem·po·ral fas·ci·a

[TA]
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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6) assessed the results of cartilage tympanoplasty in 59 children and reported a 71% take rate compared to 83% take rate obtained with underlay fascia temporalis tympanoplasty.
Therefore, surgeons should be aware of the possibly inherent risk for CJD transmission by aura mater grafts and may want to consider the alternative use of autologous fascia lata, fascia temporalis, or synthetic substitutes (4).