Azygos lobe

In human anatomy, an azygos lobe is a congenital variation of the upper lobe of the right lung. Embryologically, it arises from an anomalous lateral course of the azygos vein [ in a pleural septum within the upper lobe. As it has...
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azygos lobe

a small anomalous lobe at the apex of the right lung, produced when the azygos vein arches over the upper part of the lung instead of at the hilus and presses deeply into the lung to form a fissure that isolates tissue.
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