Lumbosacral spine x-ray

Alternative Names

X-ray – lumbosacral spine; X-ray – lower spine

Definition of Lumbosacral spine x-ray

A lumbosacral spine is a picture of the small bones (vertebrae) in the lower part of the spine (the lumbar region) and the sacrum, the area that connects the spine to the pelvis.

Review

Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, 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. – 2/22/2009

Skeletal spine
Vertebra, lumbar (low back)
Vertebra, thoracic (mid back)
Vertebral column
Sacrum
Posterior spinal anatomy

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