Vertical fissure line in the lung

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The vertical fissure line commences in or near the costodiaphragmatic recess and heads superomedially towards the hilum and terminates before or at the horizontal fissure. More commonly occurs on the right and may indicate partial volume loss of the lower lobe 1.

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rID: 22240
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Vertical fissure line in the lungs
  • Vertical fissure line
  • Vertical fissural line in the lung
  • Vertical fissural line in the lungs
  • Vertical fissural line

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