Intermediate Lung Sounds

Crackles - Early Inspiratory (Rales)

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Maneuver:Sitting
Position:Chest wall
Chestpiece:False
Skin and Ribs


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Lungs
This patient has chronic bronchitis. Early inspiratory crackles are heard over all chest walls. Patients will have loud noisy mouth breathing as well. Use the slider to reveal the locations where these crackles are heard.