fine crackle

fine crackle

Fine rale, crepitation Pulmonology A type of discontinuous, interrupted 'explosive' lung sound, which is less loud than coarse crackles and higher pitched. Cf Coarse crackles.
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She simply and artfully transcends the earth with smoke firing, achieving fine crackle lines on the glazed surfaces and raw black clay on the unglazed surfaces.
Chest auscultation revealed bibasilar fine crackles and signs of pleural effusion.
The symptoms in the IPPFE group were cough (n = 13; 45%), dyspnea on exertion (n = 7; 24%), clubbed finger (n = 6; 21%), and fine crackles (n = 25; 86%) at the first visit, as well as in the IPF group.
Upon admission, the patient weighed 13 kg, had tachycardia (175 beats/min) and tachypnea (33 breaths/min), was in poor general condition, whining, pale, sleepy, with reduced vesicular murmur, fine crackles and dullness to percussion of left pulmonary lower medium-third.
In his physical examination, oropharynx was naturally detected, fine crackles and cyberlane ronkus were detected in left hemithorax.
Positive findings on examination included bilateral scattered fine crackles and an occasional wheeze.
The physical exam was significant for tachycardia, tachypnea, fever of 102[degrees]F, and fine crackles heard in the right side of the chest.
On the present admission, examination revealed blood pressure of 110/60 mmHg, pulse of 88 bpm, fine crackles in the bilateral lower lobes and jugular venous distension.
Fine crackles were heard at the right lung base and there was an enlarged right supraclavicular lymph node and associated digital clubbing.