Signs
 

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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