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aponeurosis

[¦ap·ə‚nu̇′rō·səs]
(anatomy)
A broad sheet of regularly arranged connective tissue that covers a muscle or serves to connect a flat muscle to a bone.
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Isomaki, "Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (malignant melanoma of soft parts) in the duodenum: the first visceral case," Histopathology, vol.
Folpe, "Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses, and osteoclast-rich tumour of the gastrointestinal tract with features resembling clear cell sarcoma of soft parts: a review and update," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
The nested pattern can be striking, although it is usually more ill-defined than those seen in conventional soft tissue clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification x200).
(16,24) This includes fasciae of muscles, fasciae of regions (head & neck, trunk, limbs), aponeuroses, tendinous arches and neurovascular sheaths.
(7) The passive division incorporates fasciae of muscles (muscle sheaths), fasciae of the head and neck, fasciae of limbs, aponeuroses, tendinous arches, and retinaculae.
Ankylosis of the jaw leads to severe weight loss and the patient progresses to thoracic insufficiency syndrome due to costovertebral malformations with ankylosis of the costovertebral joints, ossification of intercostal muscles, paravertebral muscles and aponeuroses, as well as progressive spinal deformity including kyphoscoliosis or thoracic lordosis.
Muscle thickness was the distance between superficial and deep aponeuroses. Dashed line: deep aponeurosis; dotted line: partial extrapolation of a single fascicle; a: pennation angle.
Spigelian hernias occur along the linea semilunaris, which is a continuation of the aponeuroses of the layered lateral abdominal muscles and the rectus abdominis sheath (Figure 12).
Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (CCSTA), a rare tumor that was first described in 1968, (1) is also referred to as malignant melanoma of soft parts.
(17) As the name suggests, it often originates juxtaposed to tendons, fascia, or aponeuroses. (1,2,16,18,19) A history of antecedent trauma is not unusual.
As mentioned, DD aponeuroses contain collagen fibrils of significantly smaller diameter in looser aggregation than normal aponeuroses.
Biomechanical properties of elastase treated palmar aponeuroses. Conn Tiss Res.