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SURFACE MARKING-FISSURES

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SURFACE MARKING-FISSURES

Mnemonic: 3-6, 4-5 on the right, 3-6 on the left
1. B/L oblique fissures (T3-R6) - from T3 SP posteriorly, extending a line around the chest wall to the 6th rib anteriorly.
2. Right horizontal fissure (C4-R5) - begins at the right 4th costal cartilage anteriorly, and passes laterally till it hits the 5th rib in the mid-axillary line.


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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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