Rhonchi. Rhonchi sounds have a continuous snoring, gurgling, or rattle-like quality. Rhonchi occur in the bronchi as air moves through tracheal-bronchial passages coated with mucus or respiratory secretions. This is often heard in pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, or cystic fibrosis.... read more ›
Rhonchi occur when there are secretions or obstruction in the larger airways. These breath sounds are associated with conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, or cystic fibrosis.... see more ›
Fine crackles are heard with pulmonary edema, pulmonary fibrosis, and pneumonia; they are predominantly inspiratory and described as above. Coarse crackles are usually heard at the beginning of expiration and are characteristic of bronchiectasis.... continue reading ›
Absent or decreased sounds can mean: Air or fluid in or around the lungs (such as pneumonia, heart failure, and pleural effusion)... see details ›
Wheezing is the shrill whistle or coarse rattle you hear when your airway is partially blocked. It might be blocked because of an allergic reaction, a cold, bronchitis or allergies. Wheezing is also a symptom of asthma, pneumonia, heart failure and more.... read more ›
This low-pitched sound that usually starts in the larger airways in the lungs. It can be heard on an inhale or exhale, and it's often compared to the sound of snoring.... view details ›
Rales vs. Rhonchi || USMLE - YouTube... read more ›
Your doctor will listen to your lungs with a stethoscope. If you have pneumonia, your lungs may make crackling, bubbling, and rumbling sounds when you inhale.... continue reading ›
Pneumonia may cause the "E" to sound like the letter "A" when heard through a stethoscope.... see details ›
Rhonchi sounds have a continuous snoring, gurgling, or rattle-like quality. Rhonchi occur in the bronchi as air moves through tracheal-bronchial passages coated with mucus or respiratory secretions. This is often heard in pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, or cystic fibrosis. Rhonchi usually clear after coughing.... view details ›
- Rales. Small clicking, bubbling, or rattling sounds in the lungs. They are heard when a person breathes in (inhales). ...
- Rhonchi. Sounds that resemble snoring. ...
- Stridor. Wheeze-like sound heard when a person breathes. ...
- Wheezing. High-pitched sounds produced by narrowed airways.
Routine blood tests should be performed, including full blood count, renal and hepatic indices and inflammatory markers. Oxygenation should be assessed by pulse oximetry and also arterial blood gases if saturations are below 94% or there are features of severe pneumonia.... read more ›
|Other names||Crepitations, rales|
|Crackles heard in the lungs of a person with pneumonia using a stethoscope.|
If you have bronchitis, your symptoms could include a cough that brings up mucus, wheezing, chest pain, shortness of breath, and a low fever. Pneumonia is an infection that can settle in one or both of your lungs. Though pneumonia can be caused by bacteria, viruses, and fungi, bacteria is the most common cause.... see details ›
- Stage 1: Congestion. During the congestion phase, the lungs become very heavy and congested due to infectious fluid that has accumulated in the air sacs. ...
- Stage 2: Red hepatization. ...
- Stage 3: Gray hepatization. ...
- Stage 4: Resolution.
Rales: Rales are slight bubbling, clicking, or rattling sounds in the lungs. The sounds occur as incoming air opens up closed air spaces in the lungs. As such, a person may notice these sounds as they breathe in. Rhonchi: Rhonchi are harsh, rattling sounds that resemble snoring.... continue reading ›
For example, rhonchi and wheezes are continuous sounds whereas crackles are not.... read more ›
Rhonchi, or “large airway sounds,” are continuous gurgling or bubbling sounds typically heard during both inhalation and exhalation. These sounds are caused by movement of fluid and secretions in larger airways (asthma, viral URI). Rhonchi, unlike other sounds, may clear with coughing.... continue reading ›
Crackles occur if the small air sacs in the lungs fill with fluid and there's any air movement in the sacs, such as when you're breathing. The air sacs fill with fluid when a person has pneumonia or heart failure. Wheezing occurs when the bronchial tubes become inflamed and narrowed.... view details ›