EURORAD ESR

Case 5202

A thin line in the right lower lung field: which fissure ?

Author(s)
Alessandro Sias, Antonella Balestrieri, Carola Politi, Giorgio Mallarini
 
Patient
male, 35 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Frontal chest radiograph

    Frontal chest radiograph, showing an ondulating thin line, in the lower right lung field, adjacent to the right cardiac border.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Detail of the frontal chest radiograph

    Detail of the frontal chest radiograph

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Anatomical drawing of the sagittaly oriented anterior minor fissure (from Gross BH).

    Anatomical drawing (from Gross BH) showing the sagittaly oriented anterior minor fissure.

     
     
     
Frontal chest radiograph, showing an ondulating thin line, in the lower right lung field, adjacent to the right cardiac border.
 
Detail of the frontal chest radiograph
 
Anatomical drawing (from Gross BH) showing the sagittaly oriented anterior minor fissure.
 
 
 
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