In knees, flexion and then extension are limited and motion is often painful and crepitant
. Popliteal cysts, cool effusions, vastus medialis obliquus wasting, and valgus or varus deformities can be seen.
Physical examination revelaed no pathology except for bilateral crepitant
(8) On palpation, a lymphangioma is smooth and firm with intact mucosa, and a crepitant
sound may be produced as lymphatic fluid is pushed from one area to another.
On chest examination, there were crepitant
ralles and gallop rhythm.
On auscultation, diffuse crepitant
rales were heard.
Blood pressure was 119/79 mm Hg, pulse rate was 108/min and bilateral crepitant
rales were detected.
On the sixth day of fever crepitant
rales were heard in the patient's basal lung fields.
It is thought that Clostridium perfringens sepsis presents in three different modes - simple contamination, clostridial crepitant
cellulitis and finally as gas gangrene.
On July 15, his leukocyte count was 7,600 cells/[mm.sup.3], and physical examination found crepitant
rales over the right lung and tubular breathing over the right upper lobe.