Right upper lobe apical segment

Dr Craig Hacking and 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

Anatomy: Thoracic
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Article information

rID: 13646
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: right sided bronchi
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  • Figure 2: Bronchopulmonary Segments: annotated CT
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