Right upper lobe posterior segment

Last revised by Yahya Baba on 31 Dec 2022

The right upper lobe posterior segment (segment 2) is one of the three bronchopulmonary segments of the right upper lobe. It is the most posterior of the segments in the right upper lobe lying below the apical segment, posterior to the anterior segment, and above the horizontal fissure.

Together with the apical segment, it is analogous to the left upper lobe apicoposterior segment.

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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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