chest examination

chest examination

The evaluation of the chest, in which the examiner listens to breath and heart sounds, location and nature of pain, to identify disease
Chest examination
 Finding  Breath sound* Percussion Fremitus
Pleural effusion ↓  Dull ↓
Pneumonia ↓  Dull ↑
Pneumothorax  ↓  Hyper ↓ 
*BS Breath sounds; Hyper Hyperresonant; PC Percussion; TF Tactile fremitus
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Chest examination revealed percussion dullness across the bilateral lower lung areas and decreased respiratory sounds.
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On chest examination, there were bilateral rhonchi in middle and lower lobes and heart sounds wereabsent on left side and heard over the right side, rest of the examination was unremarkable.