Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of gluteal region and hip

Gluteus maximus in relation to lumbosacral spine, posterior view

Image #179-6

KEYWORDS: Muscles and tendons.

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Exploration of gluteal region and hip
Gluteus maximus in relation to lumbosacral spine, posterior view
The erector spinae muscle of the left side has been removed to reveal the lower lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum and the posterior part of the ilium, together with ligaments associated with these bones. The gluteal muscles have been retained.
1 . Sacral bone
2 . Iliolumbar ligament
3 . Superior cluneal nerve
4 . Iliac crest
5 . Gluteus medius muscle
6 . Gluteus maximus muscle
7 . Greater trochanter (covered by aponeurosis of gluteus maximus)
8 . Inferior cluneal nerve
9 . Ischial tuberosity
10 . Inferior rectal artery
11 . External anal sphincter muscle
12 . Vertebral spinous process of L. V
13 . Thoracolumbar fascia
14 . Posterior superior iliac spine (covered by fibrous tissue)
15 . Medial cluneal nerve
16 . Sacral horn
17 . Coccyx bone
18 . Adipose body of ischiorectal fossa
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