vesicular sound


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vesicular sound

A normal breath sound heard over the entire lung during breathing.
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Clinical examination at hospital admission found respiratory distress, as shown by tachypnea (respiratory rate 66 breaths/ min) and inspiratory retraction, deficient vesicular sounds over the right lung field, elevated blood levels of immunoglobulin E (1,770 IU/mL) and a reduced number of lymphocytes (483 cells/[micro]L), and radiographic evidence of atelectasis of the right lung and hyperinflation of the left lung without air leakage (Figure, panel A).

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