Right upper lobe apical segment

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The right upper lobe apical segment is one of the three bronchopulmonary segments of the right upper lobe. It is the most apical of the segments in the right upper lobe, and the right lung.

Together with the posterior segment, it is analogous to the left upper lobe apicoposterior segment and occupies the apical zone of the frontal chest radiograph.

Variant anatomy


Thoracic anatomy
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rID: 13646
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, cases
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