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61 Possible Causes for Increased Tactile Fremitus

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Other signs are pleural rub , reduced chest expansion on the affected side, bronchial breathing and increased vocal resonance /vocal and tactile fremitus .[medrevise.co.uk]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    fremitus - Consolidation would increase the transmission of vocal vibrations and manifest as increased tactile fremitus. ( ) dullness to percussion CXR: patchy, segmental[smartypance.com] Patients with pneumonia will have physical exam finding of ( ) egophony - Transmission of vocal sounds through consolidation leads to the changes heard with egophony. ( ) tactile[smartypance.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    (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]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    The intensity of vibration of the chest wall while a patient is speaking (known as tactile fremitus) will be increased in areas of consolidation, while percussion of the intercostal[symptoma.com] Tactile vocal fremitus is increased over areas of consolidation and decreased or absent over areas of effusion or collapse.[patient.info] Tactile Fremitus: Vibration on lungs when you have patient say "ninety-nine" Increased fremitus is found with pulmonary consolidation in pneumonia.[kumc.edu]

  • Obstructive Atelectasis

    […] decreased on the affected side tactile fremitus decreased or absent over the involved area with a large collapse, the trachea may deviate or shift toward the affected side[rnceus.com] Assessment findings include: Inspection cough delayed chest expansion on the affected side increased respiratory rate increased pulse possible cyanosis Palpation chest expansion[rnceus.com]

  • Compression Atelectasis

    […] decreased on the affected side tactile fremitus decreased or absent over the involved area with a large collapse, the trachea may deviate or shift toward the affected side[rnceus.com] Assessment findings include: Inspection cough delayed chest expansion on the affected side increased respiratory rate increased pulse possible cyanosis Palpation chest expansion[rnceus.com]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Increased vibration of the chest when speaking, known as tactile fremitus, and increased volume of whispered speech during auscultation can also indicate fluid. [14] When[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    A Case of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Pseudocyst Mimicking Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis Hyun Jeong Lee, M.D., 1 Ji Young Kang, M.D., 1 Sun Mie Yim, M.D., 1 Eun Hye Ji, M.D., 1 Ji Hyun Kim, M.D., 1 Sei Won Kim, M.D., 1 Sang Haak Lee, M.D., 1 Hwa Sik Moon, M.D., 1 and Bae Young Lee, M.D. 2 1 Department of Internal Medicine, The[…][synapse.koreamed.org]

  • Pulmonary Fungal Infection

    Lung epithelial cells (LECs) are strategically positioned in the airway mucosa to provide barrier defense. LECs also express pattern recognition receptors and a myriad of immune genes, but their role in immunity is often concealed by the activities of "professional" immune cells, particularly in the context of fungal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchitis

    tactile fremitus, are concerning for pneumonia.[aafp.org] High fever; moderate to severe ill-appearance; hypoxia; and signs of lung consolidation, such as decreased breath sounds, bronchial breath sounds, crackles, egophony, and increased[aafp.org]

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