Crepitant rale

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Related to Crepitant rale: fine crackles, pleural friction rub, rhonchi, Crepitations
(Med.) a peculiar crackling sound audible with inspiration in pneumonia and other lung disease.

See also: crepitant

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Widespread crepitant rales were heard over both lungs.
Blood pressure was 119/79 mm Hg, pulse rate was 108/min and bilateral crepitant rales were detected.
Breath sounds were diminished bilaterally and crepitant rales were present over the left anterior areas of the chest.