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Wheezing

by Noah Lechtzin, MD, MHS

Wheezing is a relatively high-pitched whistling noise produced by movement of air through narrowed or compressed small airways. It is a symptom as well as a physical finding.

Prolonged expiratory phase with wheezing.

Wheezing

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