Left upper lobe apicoposterior segment

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The left upper lobe apicoposterior segment is one of the bronchopulmonary segments of the left upper lobe. As its name suggests, it is the most apical and posterior of the segments within the left upper lobe and is supplied by the left apicoposterior segmental bronchus.

It is the equivalent segment to a merger of the apical and posterior segments of the right upper lobe.

Thoracic anatomy
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Article information

rID: 13645
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Apicoposterior segment of left upper lobe

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    Figure 1: left sided bronchi
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    Figure 2: Bronchopulmonary Segments: annotated CT
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