Lower zone

Dr Ayush Goel and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The lower zone is one of the four chest radiograph zones

Radiographic features

Plain radiograph
  • on frontal chest radiographs, extends inferiorly from the inferior aspect of the hilum to the hemidiaphragm
Chest x-ray
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Article information

rID: 29994
System: Chest
Section: Approach
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lower zones
  • Lower region
  • Lower regions

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