Crackle: An ambiguous term used by doctors to describe an abnormal sound heard when listening for breath sounds during examination of the chest. It is used by some to denote rhonchus and by others to denote crepitation. It is a synonym for the term "rale". ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Causes List for Crackles

Possible causes of Crackles (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): cms/ rld/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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