Azygos fissure

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Routine check

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Chest x-ray

The heart, mediastinum, lungs and pleura appear normal, other than a line running obliquely through the right upper zone.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an incidental azygos fissure, not to be mistaken for pathology. 

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Case information

rID: 10296
Published: 2nd Aug 2010
Last edited: 4th Feb 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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