Increased Tactile Fremitus | Signs - MedSchool
Sign up to start your free trial of MedSchool Premium!Get Started
 
Signs
 
 
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Z
 

Increased Tactile Fremitus

Bookmark

Overview

  • Increased vocal sounds on palpation of the chest.
    • Significance

    • Occurs due to increased density within the lung parenchyma.
    • Causes of Increased Tactile Fremitus

    • Pneumonia
    • Atelectasis
    • Lung cancer
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Feedback