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International Journal of Morphology

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MODGIL, Vishal; DAS, Srijit  y  SURI, Rajesh. Anomalous Lobar Pattern of Right Lung: A Case Report. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2006, vol.24, n.1, pp.05-06. ISSN 0717-9502.

The right lung classically has two fissures, an oblique and a horizontal, dividing it into three lobes namely the superior, middle and lower. The anomaly of the lobar pattern has been described by many research workers on CT scans, where as, there are fewer studies on gross anatomical specimens. In the present case , which was incidentally detected, we report three fissures dividing the right lung into four lobes. Such abnormal fissures and lobes are clinically important for identifying broncho-pulmonary segments. Anatomical knowledge of anomalies of fissures and lobes of lungs may be important for surgeons performing lobectomies, radiologists interpreting X ray and CT scans and also of academic interest to all medical personnel

Palabras clave : Anomaly; Anatomical variation; Abnormal; Fissure; Lobe; Lung.

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