lumbodorsal fascia

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lumbodorsal fascia

[¦ləm·bō′dȯr·səl ′fā·shə]
(anatomy)
The sheath of the erector spinae muscle alone, or the sheaths of the erector spinae and the quadratus lumborum muscles.
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Caption: Figure 2: Anatomic view of the thoracolumbar fascia (TLF).
Sensory innervation of human thoracolumbar fascia. An immunohistochemical study.
For example, the thoracolumbar fascia (TLF) contributes to spinal stability and makes firm connections between the trunk and limbs.
Bogduk N and Macintosh JE (1984): The applied anatomy of the thoracolumbar fascia. Spine 9: 164-170.
(i) Laminar horizontalization > 130[degrees] (ii) Thoracolumbar fascia insufficiency (iii) Facet sagittalization 52.7 to 671[degrees] (iv) Loss of segmental lordosis
Simon, "Observations on the pathomorphology of the thoracolumbar fascia in chronic mechanical back pain: a microscopic study," Spine, vol.
(5) If the transducer is placed posteriorly, we find that internal oblique and transversus abdominis taper off into a common aponeurosis, also called the thoracolumbar fascia, which is connected to the lateral border of the quadratus lumborum.