Azygos fissure

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Yonso


The patient complains of epigastric pain, cough, and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male


A fine, convex line that crosses the apex of the right lung (arrow).

Bilateral accentuated bronchovascular markings.

Mild elevation of the left hemidiaphragm.

Case Discussion

Azygos fissure is a normal variant case (congenital).

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Case information

rID: 17157
Published: 21st Mar 2012
Last edited: 6th Nov 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Private clinic

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