- Iliolumbar ligament
Name = Iliolumbar ligament
Latin = ligamentum iliolumbale
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Caption = Articulations of
pelvis. Anterior view. (Iliolumbar ligament labeled at center top.)
Caption2 = Articulatios of pelvis. Posterior view. (Iliolumbar ligament labeled at center top.)
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The iliolumbar ligament is attached above to the lower and front part of the transverse process of the fifth
It radiates as it passes lateralward and is attached by two main bands to the
The lower bands run to the base of the
sacrum, blending with the anterior sacroiliac ligament; the upper is attached to the crest of the iliumimmediately in front of the sacroiliac articulation, and is continuous above with the lumbodorsal fascia.
In front, it is in relation with the
Psoas major; behind, with the muscles occupying the vertebral groove; above, with the Quadratus lumborum.
* [http://www.realbodywork.com/learn/torso/iliolig.htm Diagram at realbodywork.com]
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