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Fasciae of Lower Limb (Left)
Connective Tissue

Fasciae of Lower Limb (Left)

Fasciae membri inferioris

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The fascia of the lower limb is made up of the superficial and deep fascia. The superficial fascia lies deep to skin and is made up of loose connective tissue. This layer is continuous with the superficial fascia at the lower margin of the anterior abdominal wall and gluteal region.

The deep or investing fascia of the lower limb is made up fascia lata of the thigh, the iliotibial tract, and the intermuscular septae of the thigh and leg.

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