Ischial spine

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Bone: Ischial spine
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Capsule of hip-joint (distended). Posterior aspect. (Spine of ischium labeled at upper left.)
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Left hip-joint, opened by removing the floor of the acetabulum from within the pelvis. (Spine of ischium labeled at center left.)
Latin s. ischialis
Gray's subject #57 235
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
s_18/12749322

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

From the posterior border of the body of the Ischium there extends backward a thin and pointed triangular eminence, the ischial spine, more or less elongated in different subjects.

Surfaces

external surface gives attachment to the Gemellus superior
internal surface gives atttachment to the Coccygeus, Levator ani, and the pelvic fascia
pointed extremity the sacrospinous ligament is attached.

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