lateral sacral crest

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lat·er·al sa·cral crest

crests that are rough ridges lying lateral to the sacral foramina; they represent the fused transverse processes of sacral vertebrae.
Synonym(s): crista sacralis lateralis [TA]
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Current techniques to accomplish these lesions include a periforaminal approach and a lateral sacral crest approach.
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The distance between two superior ends of lateral sacral crests varied from 50-85 mm with a mean (SD) of 65 (5.7) mm.