Transversalis, endoabdominal, endothoracic fascia: who's who?

  title={Transversalis, endoabdominal, endothoracic fascia: who's who?},
  author={Panagiotis N. Skandalakis and Odyseas Zoras and John E. Skandalakis and P Mirilas},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={72 1},
In Terminologia Anatomica of 1998, the fasciae of the trunk are listed as parietal, extraserosal, and visceral. Parietal fascia is defined as the fascia located outside the parietal layer of a serosa (e.g., pleura, peritoneum) lining a body wall cavity. The parietal fascia of the thorax is endothoracic fascia, and that of the abdomen is endoabdominal fascia. According to Terminologia Anatomica, endoabdominal fascia comprises: 1) transversalis fascia and 2) investing abdominal fascia: deep… CONTINUE READING

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