moist rales

moist rales

Rales with gurgling sounds due to fluid in the tracheobronchial tree.

moist rales

Physical exam Rales with gurgling sounds due to fluid in the tracheobronchial tree. See Rales.
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Nearly all patients experienced cardiorespiratory symptoms, such as dyspnea (labored breathing) and moist rales (abnormal breathing sounds), during examination; all patients had fluid buildup in the lungs, with 43 patients having at least half of each lung filled.