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Snoring
Occurs when the upper airway is partially obstructed, usually by the tongue
Stridor
Harsh, high-pitched sound heard on inspiration and is characteristic of an upper airway obstruction such as croup
Rhonchi
Rattling sounds in the larger airways associated with excessive mucus or other material
Crackles (also aclled rales)
Fine, moist crackling sounds associated with fluid in the smaller airways
Plerural friction rub
Sounds like dried peices fo leather rubbing together; occurs when the pleura become inflamed, as in pleurisy