We herein report a rare surgical case of the right middle lobe vein draining into the inferior pulmonary vein. The anatomical abnormalities in pulmonary veins can have a serious impact on complications during pulmonary surgery. Surgeons must be aware of any variation in the pulmonary vessels, and preoperative assessment of pulmonary venous anomalies is important during pulmonary surgery.
Yuriko Terada and Yoshiaki Furuhata
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