lingular vein

lin·gu·lar vein

the lingular branch of the left superior pulmonary vein.
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Another finding is an independent lingular vein that joins the left atrium.
Another finding was an accessory lingular vein (Figures 2 and 3).
In our patient another finding is an orthotopic lingular vein that drains independently to the left atrium.
Caption: Figure 2: Axial sequential images: (a, b) the accessory lingular vein (red) presents orthotopic drainage to the left atrium.