Accessory Muscle Use

Accessory muscle use when breathing refers to using some extra small muscles to aid in breathing. These muscles are sometimes used in everyday use, but their use when breathing is usually a medical emergency. Breathing difficulty that is so severe as to require accessory muscles usually indicates a serious respiratory ...

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Causes of accessory muscle use during breathing include:

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Causes List for Accessory Muscle Use

Possible causes of Accessory Muscle Use (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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