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17 Possible Causes for Asymmetry of the Chest, Bronchial Breath Sounds

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Severe or mixed type (Type III) presented auscultatory abnormalities and variegated sounds, i. e. bronchial breath sounds in 10/15 (66.7%) and coarse crackles in 12/15 (80.0[] Breath Sounds Dull chest pain, tightness, or discomfort [4] Dyspnea [4] Haemoptysis (late stage symptom) Associated Co-morbidities HIV/AIDS - due to comprised immunosuppressive[] Patients with pulmonary TB may have the following: Abnormal breath sounds, especially over the upper lobes or involved areas Rales or bronchial breath signs, indicating lung[]

  • Lung Abscess

    On examination of the chest there will be features of consolidation such as localized dullness on percussion and bronchial breath sounds .[] (right over the abscess) increased tactile & vocal fremitus, crackles & rhonchi, dull percussion note, bronchial breath sounds, diminished breath sounds what are the results[] Auscultation revealed bronchial breath sounds in the right mammary, infraaxillary, and right interscapular areas. Rest of the examination was normal.[]

  • Atelectasis

    When the doctor listens to the lungs through a stethoscope (ausculation), diminished or bronchial breath sounds may be heard.[]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    Respiratory system exam revealed bronchial breath sounds in the right infraclavicular area. Admission baseline investigations showed anemia.[]

  • Tracheobronchomegaly

    Cardiorespiratory examination was significant for bilateral crepitations and occasional bronchial breath sounds. The heart sounds were normal.[] As result of the decline in lung maturation asymmetry of the chest is observed. Children suffer from malnutrition and have physical retardation.[] Tachycardia, bronchial breath sounds, diffuse expiratory wheezing, and rhonchi were noted on physical examination.[]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    Bronchial Breath Sounds Bronchial breath sounds often result from consolidation within lung parenchyma with a patent airway leading to the involved area.[] Chest: Chest shape: Overinflated (may indicate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or severe acute asthma).[] breath sounds) to the periphery.[]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    Examination of the respiratory system revealed intercostal retractions, bilateral crepitations and high pitched bronchial breath sound over left infraclavicular area.[] Chest x-ray showing distinct fibrotic scar with volume loss or retraction with an upward deviation of the fissure or hilum on the corresponding side with asymmetry of the[] Associated signs include upward deviation of the fissure or hilum on the corresponding side with asymmetry of the volumes of the two thoracic cavities.[]

  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Diagnosis Peri-Postnatal diagnosis ARDS in few hours with absent of breath sound Clinical features (Remember???) Child ? / New born? 29.[] Asymmetry of the chest wall. Absent breath sounds on one side of the chest, usually the left with the heart shifted to the right.[] Differential diagnosis Diaphragmatic eventration : less severe effects on lung, rare Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation Bronchopulmonary sequestration Bronchogenic cysts Bronchial[]

  • Pleural Fibrosis

    breathing • Right suprascapular cavernous bronchial breathing • Harsh vesicular breath sound heard in all other areas on the right 28.[] Chest x-ray shows asymmetry of the lungs with thickened pleura (trapped lung).[] When radiographing chest organs in this case, there is an asymmetry of the lungs with a thickened pleura (carapaceous lung).[]

  • Unresolved Pneumonia

    At the end of 2 months, bronchial breath sound almost disappeared, radiological improvement was observed and continuation phase was started.[] asymmetry of chest excursions, which suggest air leak or emphysematous changes secondary to partial airway obstruction.[] […] high fever, tachycardia or bradycardia, bronchial breath sounds, dullness to percussion, pallor -Work up: CXR, CMP, CBC, CT, bronchoscopy -prognosis: normal resolution of[]

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