Stratum membranosum

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The Stratum membranosum is a layer of subcutaneous tissue. It is considered fascia by some sources, but not by others.

It includes the Fascia of Scarpa and the Fascia of Colles.[1]


  1. ^ Abu-hijleh; Roshier, A.; Al-Shboul, Q.; Dharap, A.; Harris, P. (2006). "The membranous layer of superficial fascia: evidence for its widespread distribution in the body". Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA 28 (6): 606–619. doi:10.1007/s00276-006-0142-8. PMID 17061033.  edit