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34 Possible Causes for Decreased Vocal Fremitus

  • Obesity

    Abstract OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of this study was to assess the relationship between adenovirus 36 (AD36)-specific antibodies and obesity in children. METHODS: A cross-sectional study of children 8 to 18 years of age was performed. Children were classified according to BMI percentile as nonobese ( RESULTS: A[…][pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    INTRODUCTION: Visceral adiposity is associated with decreased serum adiponectin levels, peripheral resistance to insulin and an increased risk of cardio-metabolic complications. However, the link between adiponectin expression in visceral adipose tissue (VAT), its serum levels and metabolic protection is controversial.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    , Matthew P. Gray , Andrea K. Morrison , Michael N. Levas , Elizabeth A. Kessler , Garick D. Hill , Marc H. Gorelick , Jeffrey L. Jackson Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Dexamethasone has been proposed as an equivalent therapy to prednisone/prednisolone for acute asthma exacerbations in pediatric patients.[…][doi.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    There has been renewal of interest in the use of prophylactic antibiotics to reduce the frequency of exacerbations and improve quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To determine whether or not regular treatment of COPD patients with prophylactic antibiotics reduces exacerbations or[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

    Chest Expansion Cyanosis Cough (Dry, Nonproductive) Chest Assessment Findings • Tracheal shift • Decreased tactile and vocal fremitus • Dull percussion note • Diminished[clinicalgate.com] […] of the deflation receptors • Activation of the irritant receptors • Stimulation of J receptors • Pain, anxiety Increased Heart Rate (Pulse) and Blood Pressure Chest Pain, Decreased[clinicalgate.com]

  • Ovarian Fibrothecoma

    There will be decreased breath sounds and decreased tactile vocal fremitus. The effusion tends to be right-sided but can be bilateral.[patient.info]

  • Unresolved Pneumonia

    vocal fremitus, decreased or NO breath sounds on affected side, tympany on percussion, tracheal deviation to opposite side CXR may show mediasinal shift![quizlet.com] […] idiopathic and secondary to empyema, CF, asthma, abscess -SSX: minimal to severe, sudden sharp pain, may refer pain to shoulder, or abdomen, may have dry hacking cough -PE: decreased[quizlet.com]

  • Pleural Effusion

    vocal fremitus and thoracic expansibility (4).[scielo.br] […] tactile fremitus on affected side Decreased voice transmission on affected side (vocal fremitus) Test Sensitivity : 82% Test Specificity : 86% Decreased auscultatory percussion[fpnotebook.com] The physical examination is generally normal when there is less than 300 ml of liquid: in larger quantities, one observes massiveness, reduced vesicular murmur, decreased[scielo.br]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    There will be decreased breath sounds and decreased tactile vocal fremitus. The effusion tends to be right-sided but can be bilateral.[patient.info] On physical exam, they may also have the following signs: tachypnea, tachycardia, decreased tactile fremitus, decreased breath sounds mostly on the right side but can also[symptoma.com] […] be present on the left, decreased vocal resonance and a shifting dullness or a fluid thrill in the abdomen indicating the presence of ascites.[symptoma.com]

  • Vocal Cord Nodule

    Vocal fold underadduction Vocal fremitus decreased Vocal fremitus increased Vocal nodules in adults Vocal nodules in children Applies To Abscess of vocal cords Cellulitis[icd9data.com] […] cord obliterated Vocal cord palsy Vocal cord prolapse Vocal cord pseudocyst Vocal cord strain Vocal cord ulcer Vocal cords erythematous Vocal cords swelling Vocal cords thickened[icd9data.com] […] coughing Vocal cord does not adduct on phonation Vocal cord dysfunction Vocal cord hematoma Vocal cord irregular Vocal cord lesion Vocal cord leukoplakia Vocal cord nodule Vocal[icd9data.com]

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