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148 Possible Causes for Bronchial Breath Sounds

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Bronchitis also may cause wheezing (a whistling or squeaky sound when you breathe), chest pain or discomfort, a low fever, and shortness of breath.[web.archive.org] Mucus is a slimy substance made by the lining of the bronchial tubes.[web.archive.org] Bronchitis Figure A shows the location of the lungs and bronchial tubes in the body. Figure B is an enlarged, detailed view of a normal bronchial tube.[web.archive.org]

  • Pneumonia

    breath sounds), in accordance with American Thoracic Society guidelines[ 11 ]; (2) Comparison of a composite standard that the diagnosis of hospital discharge by physicians[doi.org] , localised reduced breath sounds and bronchial breath sounds.[doi.org] Harsh breath sounds from the larger airways that are transmitted through the inflamed lung are termed bronchial breathing and are heard on auscultation with a stethoscope.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    Bronchial Breath Sounds Bronchial breath sounds often result from consolidation within lung parenchyma with a patent airway leading to the involved area.[emedicine.medscape.com] sounds are bronchial Possible medium, late, or pan-inspiratory crackles Vocal resonance is increased.[en.wikipedia.org] Press hard: hear high pitched sounds. Tracheal Breath Sounds : Loud, harsh, high pitched. Bronchial Breath Sounds : Loud, high-pitched with air swishing past.[kumc.edu]

  • Lung Abscess

    On examination of the chest there will be features of consolidation such as localized dullness on percussion and bronchial breath sounds.[en.wikipedia.org] (right over the abscess) increased tactile & vocal fremitus, crackles & rhonchi, dull percussion note, bronchial breath sounds, diminished breath sounds what are the results[quizlet.com] Auscultation may reveal decreased, more bronchial breath sounds and inspiratory crackles. Percussion produces dull sounds.[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    Abstract A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lobar Pneumonia

    Breath sounds are often asymmetric with pleural rubs and egophony. Tales and bronchial breath sounds are also commonly heard on auscultation.[symptoma.com] Key features on physical examination are dullness to percussion in a lobar pattern, bronchial breathing and adventitious breath sounds.[radiopaedia.org] The presence of bronchial breath sounds, pleural rubs, and egophony are highly suggestive of pneumonia, however, their absence doesn't exclude pneumonia.[symptoma.com]

  • 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[jstage.jst.go.jp] The main auscultatory findings were bronchial breath sounds which were heard in 42 / 117 (35.9 %), and coarse crackles in 46 / 117 (39.1 %), respectively.[jstage.jst.go.jp] The sclerotic type (Type II), was characterized by bronchial breath sounds which were found in 29/57 (50.9%) and was often accompanied by coarse crackle which were found in[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Atelectasis

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

  • Pleural Effusion

    Above the effusion, where the lung is compressed, there may be bronchial breathing sounds and egophony.[en.wikipedia.org] sounds Decreased Vocal resonance Bronchial breathing or aegophony (bleating vocal resonance) over top of effusion, due to lung compression Differential diagnosis of pleural[oxfordmedicaleducation.com] […] examination will usually pick up effusion 500ml SOB Cough Chest pain Reduced chest wall movement Mediastinal deviation away (if large) Stony dullness to percussion Decreased breath[oxfordmedicaleducation.com]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    More than 90% will have a focal lung exam (most often crackles, bronchial breath sounds, or dullness to percussion).[clinicaladvisor.com] Signs include fever, tachypnea, tachycardia, crackles, bronchial breath sounds, egophony (E to A change—said to occur when, during auscultation, a patient says the letter[merckmanuals.com]

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