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LUNGS-LOBES

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LUNGS-LOBES

ORGANIZATION
1. There are 10 lobes in each lung, typically 10 segmental bonchi + bronchopulmonary segments.
2. Bronchopulmonary segmental anatomy describes the division of the lungs into segments based on segmental bronchi.
3. Bronchopulmonary segments are given the same numbers as the segmental bronchi.

VENOUS DRAINAGE
4. Veins of the right main bronchus drain into the azygous vein.
5. Veins of the left main bronchus drain into the accessory hemiazygous vein.


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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.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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