The fascia: the forgotten structure.

  title={The fascia: the forgotten structure.},
  author={Carla Stecco and Veronica Macchi and Andrea Porzionato and Fabrice Duparc and Raffaele De Caro},
  journal={Italian journal of anatomy and embryology = Archivio italiano di anatomia ed embriologia},
  volume={116 3},
  • C. SteccoV. Macchi R. De Caro
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Italian journal of anatomy and embryology = Archivio italiano di anatomia ed embriologia
This paper examines the main characteristics of the human fascial system, considered in its three-dimensional continuity. [] Key Result Skin ligaments connect the superficial fascia to the skin and to the deep fascia, forming a three-dimensional network among the fat lobules. The typical features of the superficial and deep fasciae and their relationships to nerves, vessels and muscles are reported here, highlighting the possible role of the deep fascia in proprioception and peripheral motor coordination…

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