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

latin term
lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis [ FMA:TA FMA:57805 ]

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It is considered by some to be a part of the Panniculus adiposus, and not true fascia[WP]

has exact synonym

lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis
superficial cervical fascia
superficial layer of cervical fascia
superficial layer of deep cervical fascia

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UBERON:0013489