Skoda, Joseph

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Joseph, Bohemian clinician in Vienna, 1805-1881.
Skoda crackles - bronchial sounds heard in pneumonia.
Skoda rale - a rale in a bronchus, heard through an area of consolidated tissue in pneumonia.
Skoda sign - Synonym(s): skodaic resonance
Skoda tympany - Synonym(s): skodaic resonance
skodaic resonance - a peculiar, high-pitched sound, less musical than that obtained over a cavity, elicited by percussion just above the level of a pleuritic effusion. Synonym(s): Skoda sign; Skoda tympany
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He is lured out of hiding when a mentally unstable sniper, James Barras (Joseph Skoda), is arrested for the murder of five innocent people outside NCI Park in Pennsylvania.