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Decreased Tactile Fremitus

 
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Overview

Reduced vocal sounds on palpation of the chest.
  • Significance

  • Occurs due to reduced density within the lung parenchyma.
  • Causes of Decreased Tactile Fremitus

  • Pneumothorax
  • Empysema
  • Haemothorax
  • Pleural effusion
  • Obesity
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