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Fascia of Upper Limb (Left)
Connective Tissue

Fascia of Upper Limb (Left)

Fasciae membri superioris

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The fascia of the upper limb is a dense fibrous connective tissue that surrounds and travels between the muscles of the upper limb. Some muscles send additional fibers that originate or insert into the surrounding fascia. This increases the area of attachment and bulk of the muscle, improving its effectiveness and efficiency. The fascia of the upper limb also ensures that the muscles of the upper limb are completely confided within separate anterior or posterior neuromuscular compartments of the arm and forearm. The blood and nerve supply to the muscles of the upper limb are defined by these compartments.

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