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normal lung tissue sound
resonance - hollow
prescence of trapped air - commonly heard over an emphysematous or asthmatic lung
hyperresonance - booming
sternum - massive pleural effusion over lung
flatness - dullness
over liver and kidney - over an atelectatic lung or consolidated lung
dullness- thudlike
cheek filled with air and the abdomen distended with air - large pneumothorax
tympany - musical- drumlike
heard over trachea and larynx - inspiration less than expiration
bronchial
over major bronchi - between scapulae- upper sternum 2nd ics - inspiration=expiration
bronchiovesicular
over peripheral lung fields where air flows through smaller bronchioles and alveoli - inspiration greater than expiration
vesicular
popping - discontinuing sounds - velcro sonund
fine crackles - fine rales- high pitched rales
sqeaky muscial
wheeze
snoring sounds lower pitch
rhonci
scratching sound
pleural friction rub
Fine crackles
asbestosis
Fine rales
atelectasis
high pitched rales
interstitial fibrosis, bronchitis, pneumonia, chronic pulmonary disease
bronchitis
coarse crackles
pneumonia
tumors
pulmonary edema
low pitched crackles
inflammation, bronchospasm, edema, secretions, pulmonary vessel engorgement
wheeze
thick tenacious secretions, sputum production, FB, tumors
rhonchus
pleurisy, tb, pulmonary infarction, pneumonia, lung cancer
pleural friction rub