Lung 1, Zhong Fu
中府, zhōng fǔ, "Central Treasury"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Alternate Names:
NamePin YinChineseTranslated
Fei Mufèi mù肺幕Lung Mu
Fu Zhong Shufǔ zhōng shū府中俞Treasury Center Shu
Ying Shuyīng shū膺俞Breast Shu
Ying Zhong Shuyīng zhōng shū膺中俞Breast Center Shu
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Reference Source
Reference Source:
Point Location:
  • CAM
Laterosuperior to the sternum, 1 cun below Yunmen (LU 2), at the level of the 1st intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
  • Deadman
On the lateral aspect of the chest, in the first intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the midline, 1 cun inferior to Yunmen LU-2.
How To Find It
1. Ask the patient to extend their hand forwards whilst you apply resistance to their hand, in order to emphasize the delto-pectoral triangle. First located Yunmen LU-2 in the centre of the triangle, then locate Zhongfu LU-1 in the intercostal space
The Intermediate supraclavicular nerve, the branches of the anterior thoracic nerve and lateral cutaneous branch of the first intercostal nerve
Superolaterally, axillary artery and vein, thoraco-acromial artery and vein
To avoid injuring the lung, never puncture deeply towards the medial aspect. (CAM) Deep perpendicular or oblique insertion carries a substantial risk of causing pneumothorax (Deadman).
  • CAM
Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.8 inch towards the lateral aspect of the chest.
  • Deadman
Transverse-oblique insertion 0.5 to 1 cun medially along the intercostal space.

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