Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Arteries of vertebral column of one

Year-old infant - Arteries of lumbosacral part of vertebral column, left anterolateral view

Image #211-5

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Cervical region, Thoracic region, Vasculature, Vertebral column.

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Arteries of vertebral column of one
Year-old infant - Arteries of lumbosacral part of vertebral column, left anterolateral view
The abdominal aorta and the middle sacral artery have been cut away. The spinal branch of the iliolumbar artery, the upper lateral sacral artery and the superior gluteal artery arise by a common stem from the internal iliac artery in this specimen.
1 . Subcostal artery
2 . Ossification center for body of twelfth thoracic vertebra
3 . Lumbar arteries I (arising from a common stem)
4 . Intervertebral disc L. II- III
5 . Lumbar arteries IV
6 . Ossification center for body of fifth lumbar vertebra
7 . Ilium
8 . Spinal branch iliolumbar artery (anomalous origin from superior gluteal artery)
9 . Superior gluteal artery
10 . Lateral sacral artery
11 . Intervertebral foramen
12 . Transverse process
13 . Dorsal branch lumbar artery III
14 . Sacrum
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