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crepitation

[‚krep·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
A noise produced by the rubbing of fractured ends of bones, by cracking joints, and by pressure upon tissues containing abnormal amounts of air, as in cellular emphysema.
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On arrival in the ICU, he had crepitations in the left lung, but good air entry bilaterally.
Clicking or crepitation sounds from the TMJ as well as reduced mobility of the joints may occur [3].
Also, 2 doses of intravenous furosemide 40 mg were given on the first hospital day then it was discontinued and the basal lungs crepitations disappeared on the following day.
Chest auscultation revealed no crepitations and her vitals were stable throughout with urine output of 1400 ml in 24 h.
Physical examination revealed bilateral coarse crepitations, wheezes and the use of accessory respiratory muscles.
On auscultation of chest there were bilateral crepitations all over the lung fields.
Nineteen weeks after the initial injury, this patient demonstrated pain free active ranges of motion in the shoulder with only slight crepitations at the scapulothoracic interface and a DASH score reduced to 5% disability.
Additional sounds, called crepitations, that resemble crackling or bubbling are caused by fluid in the lungs.
On systemic examination bilateral crepitations and sluggish reflexes were noted.
Chest examinations were normal except basal crepitations in both the lungs.
Chest examination revealed coarse crepitations till midzone bilaterally.
On examination large volume peripheral pulses, raised jugular venous pressure (5 cm), bi-basal crepitations, and bilateral ankle oedema were elicited/identified.