Cardiac notch of the left lung
Cardiac notch of the left lung - Definition
It is the name given to a notch in the anterior margin of the superior lobe of the left lung, in which the pericardium is exposed.
The structure is also known by the following names:
Cardiac notch of the left lung - Location
It located along the 5th and 6th intercostals space. The structure runs constant with the anterior border of the cardiac impression on the mediastinal surface of the left lung.
Cardiac notch of the left lung - Pictures
The following images reveal the location and appearance of this structure.
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