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SURFACE MARKING-LUNGS

1. The apex of the lung on each side extends above the front of the 1st rib, but not above the back of it.
2. The lungs themselves are about 2 spaces less than the pleural cavity, below the 6th rib.


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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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