Intermediate Lung Sounds

Egophony - a

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Maneuver:Sitting
Position:Chest wall
Chestpiece:False
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When the patient voices 'Eeee', the auscultated sound will be either an 'e' or an 'a'. This sound is the egophony 'a', which is heard over consolidated areas. Use the slider to reveal the consolidated area of the lungs where the sound originates.