3D-Reconstruction of the Lumbar Spine (Anatomy)

This photo gallery presents the anatomy of lumbar spine by means of 3D-reconstructions obtained from a CT-scan.

Image 1. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, lateral view. 1, Vertebral body. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Transverse process. 4, Spinous process. 5, Inferior articular process.
  • Image 1. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, lateral view. 1, Vertebral body. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Transverse process. 4, Spinous process. 5, Inferior articular process.

  • Image 2. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, oblique view. 1, Transverse process. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Spinous process. 4, Inferior articular process. 5, Vertebral body.

  • Image 3. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, posterior view. 1, Transverse process. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Vertebral body. 4, Spinous process.5, Inferior articular process.

  • Image 4. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, superior view. 1, Transverse process. 2, Pedicle. 3, Superior bony endplate. 4, Vertebral body. 5, Vertebral foramen. 6, Superior articular process. 7, Spinous process. 8, Lamina.

  • Image 5. Lumbar spine, two successive vertebral bodies, anterior view. 1, Transverse process. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Vertebral body. 4, Spinous process. 5, Inferior articular process.

  • Image 6. Lumbar spine, two successive vertebral bodies, lateral view. 1, Spinous process. 2, Superior articular process. 3, Vertebral body. 4, Intervertebral foramen. 5, Intervertebral space (Disc). 6, Inferior articular process.

  • Image 7. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, anterior view. 1, Transverse process. 2, Sacral ala.

  • Image 8 of 8. Lumbar spine, vertebral body, lateral view. 1, Spinous process. 2, Iliac crest.

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