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.
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Les transfertsvascularises de fascia temporalis dans les pertes de substance de la main.
The graft from the deep fascia temporalis was implanted as underlying after freshening up the edges of the perforation.
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).