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Left horizontal fissure

Case contributed by Mohd Radhwan Bin Abidin

Presentation

Pleuritic chest pain with productive cough

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

HRCT thorax

ct

There is presence of left horizontal fissure. The lung fields are clear.

Case Discussion

Left horizontal or left minor fissure is an accessory fissure which is a normal variant. It separates the lingula from the rest of the left upper lobe.

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