Left lower lobe bronchus

Dr Vincent Tatco and Dr James Ling et al.

The left main bronchus divides into the left lower lobe bronchus and the left upper lobe bronchus. It is one of the secondary lobar bronchi.

Gross anatomy

The left lower lobe bronchus is very short and divides immediately into the segmental bronchi.  There are usually 10 individual segmental bronchi for each lung; however, the left lung can have segmental bronchi which share a common stem 1.

The left lower lobe segmental bronchi are 1:

Blood supply
Thoracic anatomy
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Article information

rID: 50970
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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    Figure 1: left sided bronchi
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