Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Kidneys, suprarenal glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles

Psoas major muscle reflected; lumbar plexus and nerves to psoas major

Image #151-6

KEYWORDS: Adrenal gland, Kidney, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Kidneys, suprarenal glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles
Psoas major muscle reflected; lumbar plexus and nerves to psoas major
The left psoas major has been detached from its spinal origins and turned laterally . Nerves to the psoas , as well as the major parts of the lumbar plexus, have been exposed.
1 . Right crus of diaphragm
2 . Right kidney
3 . Abdominal aorta (cut off)
4 . Sympathetic trunk (pointer on ganglion of sympathetic trunk)
5 . Intervertebral disc L. II-III
6 . Lumbar artery and vein (cut off)
7 . Psoas major muscle
8 . Quadratus lumborum muscle covered by transversalis fascia
9 . Iliohypogastric nerve (faintly visible)
10 . Ilioinguinal nerve
11 . Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
12 . Genitofemoral nerve
13 . Ureter
14 . Middle sacral artery
15 . Common iliac artery and vein
16 . Lumbosacral trunk
17 . Obturator nerve
18 . Medial lumbocostal arch
19 . Diaphragm (lateral lumbocostal arch lies in area between pointers)
20 . Rib XII
21 . Thoracic nerve XII (subcostal nerve)
22 . Muscular branch of nerve L. II
23 . Genitofemoral nerve
24 . Lumbar nerve II
25 . Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
26 . Lumbar nerve III
27 . Psoas major muscle
28 . Quadratus lumborum muscle
29 . Lumbar nerve IV
30 . Iliac crest
31 . Iliacus muscle
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