Accessory lung fissures

Case contributed by Dr Khalid Alhusseiny


Fever and cough (the patient was a contact of confirmed COVID-19 case)

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Superior accessory fissure of the right lower lung lobe and left minor fissure of the left upper lung lobe were incidentally seen in the same patient.

No pulmonary infiltrates were seen.


Annotated images

Superior accessory fissure separates the superior and basal segments of the right lower lung lobe.

Left minor fissure separates lingula from the rest of the left upper lung lobe.

Case Discussion

Incidental findings of bilateral accessory fissures.

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Case information

rID: 76183
Published: 18th Apr 2020
Last edited: 18th Apr 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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