Carotid sheath outlined in red
The buccopharyngeal fascia is a fascia in the head.
Parallel to the carotid sheath and along its medial aspect the pretracheal fascia gives off a thin lamina, the buccopharyngeal fascia, which closely invests the constrictor muscles of the pharynx and is continued forward from the constrictor pharyngis superior onto the buccinator.
Floor of mouth. Deep dissection.Anterior view.
- Anatomy photo:31:10-0102 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Pharynx: The Pharyngeal Constrictor Muscles"