Ligaments and joints of lumbosacral spine and pelvic girdle

Ligaments of pelvic girdle, posterior view

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Ligaments and joints of lumbosacral spine and pelvic girdle
Ligaments of pelvic girdle, posterior view
Muscles, blood vessels and nerves have been removed from this specimen of a young adult male.
1 . Supraspinous ligament
2 . Inferior articular process of vertebra L. V
3 . Joint capsule
4 . Iliac crest
5 . Posterior superior iliac spine
6 . Middle sacral crest
7 . Greater sciatic foramen
8 . Sacrotuberous ligament
9 . Sacrospinous ligament (at attachment to ischial spine)
10 . Lesser sciatic foramen
11 . Ischial tuberosity
12 . Transverse process vertebrae L. IV
13 . Transverse process vertebrae L. V
14 . Iliolumbar ligament
15 . Ala of ilium
16 . Dorsal sacroiliac ligament
17 . Body of ilium
18 . Joint capsule of coccyx
19 . Sacral horn
20 . Superficial dorsal sacrococcygeal ligament
21 . Coccyx
22 . Lateral sacrococcygeal ligament