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Anterior Segmental Artery of Right Lung
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Segmental Artery of Right Lung

Arteria segmentalis anterior pulmonis dextri

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Quick Facts

Origin: Superior lobar artery of right lung.

Course: Accompanies the anterior segmental bronchus (B3) of right lung.

Branches: Ascending and descending branches.

Supplied Structures: Anterior bronchopulmonary segment of right lung.

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List of Clinical Correlates

- Pulmonary embolism

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