Bronchial anatomy (annotated CT)

Case contributed by Phillip Marsh

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Bronchial anatomy (right)

Annotated image

Red: right main bronchus

Pink: right upper lobe bronchus

  • Dark blue: apical segment
  • Cyan: anterior segment
  • Light blue: posterior segment

Maroon: bronchus intermedius

Bright green: middle lobe bronchus

  • Dark green: medial segment
  • Light green: lateral segment

Brown: right lower lobe bronchus

  • Yellow: superior basal segment
  • Pink: medial basal segment
  • Orange: anterior basal segment
  • Light purple: lateral basal segment
  • Dark purple: posterior basal segment

Bronchial anatomy (left)

Annotated image

Red: left main bronchus

Pink: left upper lobe bronchus

  • Blue: apicoposterior segment
  • Cyan: anterior segment
  • Bright green: left lingular bronchus
  • Light green: superior lingular segment
  • Dark green: inferior lingular segment

Brown: left lower lobe bronchus

  • Yellow: superior segment
  • Orange: anterior segment
  • Light purple: lateral basal segment
  • Dark purple: posterior basal segment

Bronchial anatomy (right)

Annotated image

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