Lumbosacral spine CT

Alternative Names

Spinal CT; CT – lumbosacral spine

Definition of Lumbosacral spine CT

A lumbosacral spine CT is a scan of the lower spine and surrounding tissues.


Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/3/2010

CT scan
Skeletal spine
Vertebra, lumbar (low back)
Vertebra, thoracic (mid back)
Lumbar vertebrae

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