In the chapter about back pain, we learn that the sacrum
can often be the cause.
is the triangular bone at the bottom of the spine that joins with the hip bones to make up the bony pelvis.
Involvement of the sacrum
is extremely rare, and it has also been reported that the diagnosis of osteoid osteoma in the sacrum
can be delayed compared with other skeletal sites.
The development of a fistulous tract between the pouch and the sacrum
is rarely reported.
The sacral base angle is determined by measuring the angle formed between a line drawn along the base (top) of the sacrum
and a horizontal line (Figure 2).
is that part of the skeleton which transmits the body weight to the limbs.
A radiograph of the pelvis showed a rounded well-defined lytic lesion in the sacrum
, adjacent to the left sacroiliac joint in addition to the radio-opaque calculus in the distal ureter (Figure 1).
The left lateral port is for the third robotic operative arm and is particularly helpful in moving the sigmoid laterally to expose the sacrum
Since then her career has been on hold, initially because of a foot injury and then because of the birth of daughter Isla in January, followed by a complication with a stress fracture of the sacrum
Bed dystocia occurs when the baby's progress is halted due to, firstly, reduction of the woman's lumbar spine curvature (lordosis), secondly, the backward tilting of the pelvis and, thirdly, entrapment of the sacrum
by maternal weight, all of which can occur if the woman is lying on a firm bed.
Step 3: Shift hips a few inches to the right as your sacrum
comes to rest into the palm of your right hand only.
Singers and orchestra joined forces for Canticum Sacrum
to bring a fascinating concert to a sternly uplifting conclusion.
It is described by some as attaching the sacrum
to the ischium (Levangie and Norkin, 2001), and by others as attaching the sacrum
, ilium and coccyx to the ischial tuberosity (Agur and Dalley, 2005; Basmajian, 1982) (Figure 1).
Introit: Lord, remember not our offences - Mendelssohn; St Woolos Service - Shephard; Psalm 32; O sacrum
convivium - Tallis; Preacher: The Rev'd John Hunnisett.
There I sat, legs folded in a lotus position, arms pushing with all their force against a tortured sacrum
through each contraction, listening to the rain beat down harder and harder outside.