Ligaments and joints of lumbosacral spine and pelvic girdle

Ligaments of pelvic girdle, anterior view

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Ligaments and joints of lumbosacral spine and pelvic girdle
Ligaments of pelvic girdle, anterior view
The pubic bones have been removed.
1 . Iliolumbar ligament
2 . Lateral part sacrum
3 . Promontory
4 . Pectineal ligament (ligament of Cooper)
5 . Superior ramus pubic bone (cut across)
6 . Joint capsule coxae (pointer overlies head of femur)
7 . Ischiofemoral ligament
8 . Ischial tuberosity
9 . Ramus ischium (cut across)
10 . Lateral sacrococcygeal ligament
11 . Coccyx
12 . Body of vertebra L. V
13 . Intervertebral disc L. V - S. I
14 . Transverse process of vertebra L. V
15 . Iliac fossa
16 . Sacroiliac joint (covered by ventral sacroiliac ligament)
17 . Anterior sacral (pelvic) foramina
18 . Greater sciatic foramen
19 . Sacrospinous ligament
20 . Lesser sciatic foramen
21 . Obturator membrane (cut across)
22 . Sacrotuberous ligament