Retroesophageal Recess

Right Lobe Borders Lung

— = Borders of lung segments

Right Lung

4. Lateral segment of middle lobe

5. Medial segment of middle lobe

6. Superior segment of lower lobe 10. Posterior basal segment of lower lobe

Left Lung

4. Superior lingular segment

5. Inferior lingular segment

6. Superior segment of lower lobe 10. Posterior basal segment of lower lobe

Lingular Segment
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1. Latissimus dorsi muscle

2. Long thoracic nerve

3. Serratus anterior muscle

4. Right lung

5. Pectoralis major muscle

6. Right inferior lobar bronchus

7. Superior vena cava

8. Right auricle

9. Internal thoracic artery and vein

10. Left atrium

11. Sternum

12. Right coronary artery

13. Ascending aorta

14. Rib (costal cartilage)

15. Conus arteriosus

16. Left ventricle

17. Left coronary artery

18. Rib

19. Intercostal muscle

20. Scapula

21. Right lung in retroesophageal recess

22. Trapezius muscle

23. Erector spinae muscle

24. Thoracic vertebra

25. Azygos vein

26. Spinal cord

27. Esophagus

28. Thoracic duct

29. Descending aorta

30. Left pulmonary vein

31. Left inferior lobar bronchus

32. Left lung

33. Bronchopulmonary lymph nodes

34. Prevertebral lymph nodes

35. Parasternal lymph nodes

36. Prepericardial lymph nodes

37. Juxtaesophageal lymph nodes

38. Para-aortal lymph nodes

39. Intercostal lymph nodes

Parasternal Lymph Nodes

Right Lung

4. Lateral segment of middle lobe

5. Medial segment of middle lobe

8. Anterior basal segment of lower lobe

9. Lateral basal segment of lower lobe

10. Posterior basal segment of lower lobe

Left Lung

4. Superior lingular segment

5. Inferior lingular segment

8. Anterior basal segment of lower lobe

9. Lateral basal segment of lower lobe

10. Posterior basal segment of lower lobe

Lateral Recess Anatomy

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