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LUNG ROOT-RIGHT

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LUNG ROOT-RIGHT

1. UPPER PART - epiarterial bronchus + PA (including branch to upper lobe, lies inferior to the bronchus).
2. BELOW + BEHIND - intermediate bronchus.
3. BELOW + FRONT - superior pulmonary vein.
4. BELOW BRONCHUS - hilar LN.
5. BELOW LN - inferior pulmonary vein.
6. BENEATH IT ALL! - pulmonary ligament.

(The right hilum is lower than the left.)


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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