Thoracic lymph node stations (annotated CT)

Case contributed by Maciej Debowski

CT atlas of thoracic lymph node stations as defined by IASLC, with ambiguous regions designated as per El-Sherief et al. 2014 1.

Annotated with relevant anatomy


Relevant anatomical landmarks have been labeled above. The following abbreviations are used:

  • Ao: aorta
  • SVC: superior vena cava
  • LPA: left pulmonary artery
  • RPA: right pulmonary artery
  • Az v: azygous vein
  • RUL br: right upper lobe bronchus
  • LLL br: left lower lobe bronchus
  • Left CC a: left common carotid artery

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