Lumbar Spine X-ray

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on lumbar spine radiographs.

spine X-ray, AP projection

spine X-ray, AP projection 1, Rib.
2, Transverse process.
3, Pedicle.
4, Spinous process.
5, Sacrum.
6, Sacroiliac joint.

 

Lumbar spine X-ray, lateral view

Lumbar spine X-ray, lateral view
1, Sacrum.
2, Spinous process.
3, Vertebral body.
4, Intervertebral disc space.
5, Intervertebral foramen.
6, Pedicle.
7, Inferior articular process.
8, Superior articular process.
9, Rib.

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