Left upper lobe bronchus

The left main bronchus divides into the left upper lobe bronchus and the left lower lobe bronchus. It is one of the secondary lobar bronchi.

Gross Anatomy

The left upper lobe bronchus is very short and divides immediately into the segmental bronchi.  There are usually 10 individual segmental bronchi for each lung, however, the left lung can have segmental bronchi which share a common stem 1.

The left upper lobe segmental bronchi are 1:

Blood Supply
Anatomy: Thoracic
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Article information

rID: 50969
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
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  • Figure 1: left sided bronchi
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