Azygos lobe

Case contributed by Dr Sachin T


Routine chest radiograph for evaluation. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Chest radiograph showing azygos lobe in the apical segment of right upper lobe limited by the azygos fissure. The bilateral lung fields are clear.

Case Discussion

Azygos lobe is a normal anatomical variant seen as an incidental finding on chest radiograph. It should not be mistaken for a pathology.

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