Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

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

Nerves, blood vessels, and muscle attachments in relation to lumbar spine, left anterolateral view

Image #151-7

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

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Kidneys, suprarenal glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles
Nerves, blood vessels, and muscle attachments in relation to lumbar spine, left anterolateral view
The psoas major, quadratus lumborum and erector spinae muscles have been cut away close to their attachments.
1 . Celiac trunk
2 . Celiac ganglion
3 . Superior mesenteric artery
4 . Abdominal aorta (divided)
5 . Lumbar lymph node
6 . Rami communicantes
7 . Transversalis fascia (on interior of right side of abdominal wall)
8 . Aortic plexus (note lumbar splanchnic nerves joining plexus from sympathetic trunk)
9 . Ganglion of sympathetic trunk
10 . Inferior mesenteric ganglion
11 . Inferior mesenteric artery
12 . Right psoas major muscle
13 . Right common iliac artery
14 . Lumbar lymph node (cut across)
15 . Lateral lumbocostal arch
16 . Medial lumbocostal arch
17 . Rib XII
18 . Quadratus lumborum muscle(cut across)
19 . Psoas major muscle (cut across)
20 . Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves (cut off)
21 . Ascending lumbar vein
22 . Left pointer: Lumbar nerve II Right pointer: Lateral intertransverse muscle
23 . Transverse process vertebra L. III
24 . Lumbar artery and vein III
25 . Origins of psoas major muscle (cut off)
26 . Lumbar nerve III
27 . Vertebral spine L. IV
28 . Genitofemoral nerve
29 . Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
30 . Femoral nerve
31 . Obturator nerve
32 . Lumbosacral trunk
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