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178 Possible Causes for Prolonged Expiration

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    expiration Pulmonary decompression injury Radiation respiratory disease Respiratory obstruction Respiratory tract congestion Respiratory tract infection Shrinking lung syndrome[] Partial obstruction of airway by foreign body Partial obstruction of airway by tongue Partially obstructed airway Pendelluft Polycythemia due to cyanotic respiratory disease Prolonged[]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    They will listen for the presence of rhonchi, prolonged expiration and wheezing. The sputum can be tested for the presence of bacteria.[] expiration .[] Upon physical examination, decreased breath sounds, wheezing, rhonchi and prolonged expiration will be evident.[]

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans

    Auscultation of the lungs revealed prolonged expiration and bilateral crepitant rales. CXR revealed bilateral paracardiac infiltration.[]

  • Bronchiolitis

    expiration End-respiratory crackles on auscultation Investigations RSV – can be easily tested for with nasopharyngeal mucous secretions.[] Auscultation reveals wheezing, prolonged expiration, and, often, fine crackles. Many children have accompanying acute otitis media.[] Prolonged slow expiration technique avoids bronchial collapse with its flow interruption.[]

  • Tracheomalacia

    The weakened area of trachea collapses more easily during expiration and prolongs expiration, or prevents expectoration and causes trapping of secretions.[] […] labored, and wheezy expiration and progressive asphyxia which is resistant to increased inspiratory oxygen concentration ( 5 ).[] Type III tracheomalacia: Acquired tracheomalacia due to prolonged intubation, tracheitis etc.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    expiration, elevated jugular venous pulse, and cyanosis.[] […] on percussion Prolonged expiration In addition, coarse crackles beginning with inspiration may be heard.[] Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance on percussion Prolonged expiration Coarse crackles beginning with inspiration in some cases Certain characteristics allow[]

  • Hyperactive Airway Disease

    Auscultation of the chest revealed diffuse expiratory wheezes in all lung fields with prolonged expiration.[] With capnography, narrowed airways and prolonged expiration result in a delayed rise in end-tidal carbon dioxide, producing a characteristic ‘sharkfin’ appearance (Figure[] However, the expiration, being passive, is slow in the presence of high expiratory resistance.[]

  • Croup

    Listening to the chest through a stethoscope may reveal prolonged inspiration or expiration, wheezing , and decreased breath sounds.[]

  • Asthma

    […] forced expiration (wheezing).[] This recurrently results in one or more of the following symptoms: Tightness in the chest Labored breathing Coughing Noises in the chest heard particularly during a prolonged[]

  • Pharyngitis

    There may be signs of chest retraction and on auscultation of the chest there may be decreased breath sounds, wheezing, or prolonged inspiration or expiration.[]

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