Intermediate Lung Sounds

Wheeze - Expiratory

maneuver image
Maneuver:Sitting
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 airflow obstruction, for example in patients with mild to moderate obstruction in asthma. Note normal inspiratory breath sounds.




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