Basics of Lung Sounds

Wheeze

maneuver image
Maneuver:Seated
Position:Chest wall
Chestpiece:False
Skin and Ribs


Blended View


Lungs
In this case, expiratory wheezes are heard over most of the chest wall. This may indicate widespread airflow obstruction, for example in patients with asthma. Use the slider to the right to reveal the lungs.