Superficial cervical fascia is a thin layer of subcutaneous connective tissue that lies between the dermis of the skin and the deep cervical fascia. It contains the platysma, cutaneous nerves, blood, and lymphatic vessels. It also contains a varying amount of fat, which is its distinguishing characteristic. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superficial_cervical_fascia ]

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Term information

comment
  • It is considered by some to be a part of the Panniculus adiposus, and not true fascia[WP]
definition
  • Superficial cervical fascia is a thin layer of subcutaneous connective tissue that lies between the dermis of the skin and the deep cervical fascia. It contains the platysma, cutaneous nerves, blood, and lymphatic vessels. It also contains a varying amount of fat, which is its distinguishing characteristic.
has exact synonym
  • superficial layer of cervical fascia
  • superficial cervical fascia
  • lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis
  • superficial layer of deep cervical fascia
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  • UBERON:0013489