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Lingula of left lung

Known as: Lingula of the Lung, lingula, Lingula pulmonis sinistri 
A small tongue-like projection from the lower portion of the upper lobe of the left lung.
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2013
2013
ObjectivesThe precise anatomic location of the lingula is clinically significant because it is subject to injury during a variety… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
This study aims to investigate the shape, height, and location of the lingula in relation to surrounding structures for sagittal… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is the leading cause of death in systemic sclerosis (SSc). Although early… 
1986
1986
Open lung biopsy is frequently performed as an emergency procedure in patients with undiagnosed bilateral diffuse pulmonary… 
1985
1985
Some investigators feel that the lingula should be avoided as a site of open lung biopsy because of the assumed prevalence of… 
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Bronchoalveolar lavage has not been subjected to careful standardization. We examined the variables of lung lavage location and… 
Review
1972
Review
1972
Bronchiectasis is described in two persons following ammonia burns of the respiratory tract The victims were exposed to anhydrous… 
1964
1964
  • S. Lum, C. Hammen
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology
  • 1964
  • Corpus ID: 5089551
Highly Cited
1939
Highly Cited
1939
SEGMENTAL PNEUMONECTOMY IN BRONCHIECTASIS: THE LINGULA SEGMENT OF THE LEFT UPPER LOBE Edward Churchill;Ronald Belsey; Annals of…