Characterization of the Cervical Retaining Ligaments During Subplatysmal Facelift Dissection and its Implications.

@article{Jacono2017CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the Cervical Retaining Ligaments During Subplatysmal Facelift Dissection and its Implications.},
  author={Andrew A. Jacono and Melanie H Malone},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={495-501}
}
Background The cervical retaining ligaments anchor the platysma and soft tissues of the neck to the deep cervical fascia and deeper skeletal structures. The cervical retaining ligaments tether the platysma and prohibit free mobilization and redraping of the platysma muscle in rhytidectomy. This ligament system has previously been described in the literature only qualitatively. Objectives To define the anatomic dimensions of the cervical retaining ligaments and their relation to the platysma… CONTINUE READING

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