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Increased Tactile Fremitus



  • 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
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