2. Lung Ultrasound Anatomy

Surface Anatomy of the Lung and Lobes

Here is a quick refresher for lung surface anatomy. Here we are able to see the surface anatomy for the right and left upper lobes, right middle lobe, and left lower lobes. In the next section, we explain the 6 point lung ultrasound exam we use.

Abbreviations: RUL: Right Upper Lobe, RML: Right Middle Lobe, RLL: Right Lower Lobe, LUL: Left Upper Lobe, LLL: Left Lower Lobe

Lung Surface Anatomy – Anterior
Lung Surface Anatomy – Posterior
Lung Surface Anatomy – Right Lateral
Lung Surface Anatomy – Left Lateral

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