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Pulmonary Ligament (Left Lung)
Respiratory System

Pulmonary Ligament (Left Lung)

Ligamentum pulmonale

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Structure

The pulmonary ligament is a roughly triangular extension of parietal and visceral pleura inferiorly from the hilum of the lung.

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Key Features/Anatomical Relations

The parietal and visceral layers envelope the hilar structures where they form the pleural sleeve. This continues inferiorly as the pleural ligament.

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