Superior accessory fissure

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz

Presentation

Screening low-dose chest CT

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
CT

Anatomical variation: superior accessory fissure on the right, best appreciated in the sagittal plane (re-windowed to increase visual clarity)

Case Discussion

Unilateral superior accessory lung fissure itself is a frequent anatomic variation, while the resultant somewhat zigzagging appearance of the fissure as in this case is less common. 

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Case information

rID: 70508
Published: 23rd Aug 2019
Last edited: 25th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

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