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Egophony - e

Virtual Auscultation

patient torso with stethoscope chestpiece

patient position during auscultation
The patient's position is sitting.

Lesson

Egophony is a distinct sound often likened to the bleating of goats. It can be identified by asking patients to repeatedly say "Eeee" and listening attentively for higher intensity over abnormal lung areas. In comparison, healthy regions typically produce clear pronunciation with no particular nasal tone, as demonstrated on the Egophony - a lesson.

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