crepitus


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crepitus

(ˈkrɛpɪtəs)
n
1. (Pathology) a crackling chest sound heard in pneumonia and other lung diseases
2. (Pathology) the grating sound of two ends of a broken bone rubbing together
Also called: crepitation
[C19: from Latin, from crepāre to crack, creak]
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Other clinical symptoms include: crepitus, popping or clicking of the scapular region due to contact with the elastofibroma and surrounding anatomical structures.
One hundred patients older than age 25 were suffering from mild OA (stage I or II) in at least one knee and mild to moderate pain for at least three months prior to the study, and/or morning knee stiffness and /or knee crepitus.
In the evening the patient developed excessive swelling of neck, chest and abdomen with crepitus on palpation.
It's called crepitus, and it may mean that your knees are more vulnerable to arthritis.
Researchers explain that as the cartilage gets damaged, the knee joint may move freely and crackle and crunch while moving which is also known as Knee Crepitus.
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10] Other variable clinical presentations are oedema of affected parts extending beyond the areas of erythema of affected part, skin eruptions and vesicles, and crepitus beneath the skin on palpation.
The breathing sounds were present over bilateral lung field without crepitus.
Clinical examination showed limb abduction with internal rotation of the knee, mild pain, crepitus, limited range of motion during left hip manipulation, and a lack of palpable symmetry on the left side between the ischial tuberosity and the greater trochanter.
No area of ecchymosed, crepitus or pain on palpation was observed, which removed the suspicion of underlying fractures.
But until now, it hasn't been clear whether crepitus can predict symptomatic knee arthritis.