apex of the lung


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apex of the lung

The superior, subclavicular portion of the lung.
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A chest radiograph showed a left pneumothorax with the apex of the lung at the level of T-4 posteriorly (Figure).
(A) February 2007, apex of the lungs, revealing lesion in right lobe.