Lung Structure & Investigation

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Haematology and Anatomy (Thorax and Upper Limb) Flashcards on Lung Structure & Investigation, created by gina_evans0312 on 01/11/2014.

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Right Lung- Identifiable by the three grooves
Left Lung- two lobes
Cardiac Notch
Costal Lung Surface
Medial Lung Surface
Diaphragmatic Lung Surface
Bronchopulmonary Segment Branches between segmental brachii and alveoli
No of Bronchopulmonary Segments 10
Bronchopulmonary Segments Supplier Each have own artery
Bronchopulmonary Segments Separation Done by connective tissue
X-Rays of Lungs are done Back to Front
Fluid on X-Ray Appears whitish
Air on X-Ray Dark & Obscures faint rib lines
Pneumonia Lung tissue infection- fluid accumulation & inflammation
In any case of lung pathology You lose sharp angle of lung edge
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