RANZCR Long Case Practice Sets! Now available for All-Access Pass Holders just in time for this exam sitting. Good luck! LEARN MORE

Left horizontal fissure

Case contributed by Mohd Radhwan Bin Abidin


Pleuritic chest pain with productive cough

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

HRCT thorax


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.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.