Right upper lobe posterior segment

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The right upper lobe posterior segment is one of the three bronchopulmonary segments of the right upper lobe. It is the most posterior of the segments in the right upper lobe lying below the apical segment, posterior to the anterior segment and above the horizontal fissure.

Together with the apical segment, it is analogous to the left upper lobe apicoposterior segment.

Anatomy: Thoracic
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rID: 38902
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
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  • Figure 1: right sided bronchi
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  • Figure 2: Bronchopulmonary Segments: annotated CT
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