[Incomplete and accessory pulmonary fissures studied by high resolution x-ray computed tomography].

@article{Frija1988IncompleteAA,
  title={[Incomplete and accessory pulmonary fissures studied by high resolution x-ray computed tomography].},
  author={Jacques Frija and J Naajib and Michel David and Lotfi Hacein-Bey and C Yana and M Laval-jeantet},
  journal={Journal de radiologie},
  year={1988},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={163-70}
}
High resolution CT examinations with 1.5 mm thick slices were performed on 30 healthy volunteers for the study of normal and accessory pulmonary fissures. In only one case were the three fissures entirely present. The major fissure is incomplete in 87% of the cases on the right side, and in 77% on the left side. When a part of a fissure is absent it is always the internal part. One or more accessory fissures were seen in 59% of the cases. The most frequent accessory fissures are in the inferior… CONTINUE READING