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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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Senile entropion and aponeurotic ptosis are common eyelid disorders in the elderly population.
A ptosis repair of aponeurotic defects by the posterior approach.
The mesh infection was detected in the only model, therefore between the aponeurotic fascia and dermis where a conjunctive bridge (scar) was formed strewn with small abscesses containing encapsulated prosthetic material (wires arranged in pus).The septal panniculitis has formed the septum by an inflammatory process (Figure 5).
Flexor aponeurotic release for resistant adaptive shortening of long flexors in claw hands in leprosy.
gujanensis, they found a component of this muscle with the aponeurotic origin in the crista subtemporalis.
To complicate matters, it may be difficult to distinguish other various specialized layers, a concept also mentioned in Gray's Anatomy: "Deep fascia is also composed mainly of collagenous fibres, but these are compacted and in many cases arranged so regularly that the deep fascia may be indistinguishable from aponeurotic tissue" [4].
Most of the multifidus muscle remained attached to the [L.sub.6] vertebra using this method because it's aponeurotic tendon inserts onto the process's caudal edge.
FNAC of calcifying aponeurotic fibroma, collagenous fibroma, and fibroma of tendon sheath showed spindle cells lying dispersed and in packed clusters against clean background, showing predominantly a spindle cell pattern.
Careful preoperative evaluation of the patient's anatomy dictates the most appropriate procedure, ranging from laser skin resurfacing to sub-superficial muscular aponeurotic system (sub-SMAS) rhytidectomy with an extended platysmaplasty.
The mesh was prepared with a slit from its lateral edge and fixation was routinely performed on the pubic bone, Cooper's ligament, and the aponeurotic arch with tacks.
The fibrous attachment of the superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS) in the melolabial crease, relaxed skin tension lines located in the lower eyelid, and the boundary line at the inferior orbital rim provide important landmarks for concealing incision [6].