Twining's line (inferior accessory fissure: lung)

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Incidental normal variant

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

Inferior accessory fissure of the right lung.

Case Discussion

The inferior accessory fissure, also known as Twining's line, divides the medial basal bronchopulmonary segment from the rest of the lower lobe.

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Case information

rID: 41761
Published: 18th Dec 2015
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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