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Bronchial Sounds

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Overview

    • Listen for

    • Hollow breath sounds, similar to those normally heard over the trachea.
    • Significance

    • Created by a patent airway surrounded by consolidated or otherwise hyperdense lung tissue.
    • Causes of Bronchial Breath Sounds

    • Pneumonia
    • Atelectasis (e.g. an area above a pleural effusion)
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
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