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At L4, the aortic bifurcation is seen. The narrow descending colon on the left and wide cecum on the right are seen. The appendix is visualized with contrast in the lumen (see appendectomy). The appendix is retrocecal here as it is in the majority of individuals.      

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At the top of L5, the common iliac arteries diverge. The base of the appendix is seen at the cecum. Note the umbilicus in relation to the aortic bifurcation.       

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At the lower portion of L5 near the lumbosacral junction, the psoas muscles have become larger and rounded as they begin their anterior course around the brim of the true pelvis (see image abdG3004.)       

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