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Synonyms for crepitation

the sharp sound of snapping noises

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When the correlation between positive clinical and radiologic findings was analyzed, crepitation was correlated with radiologic data in 155/156 (99.
Insect sound production varies greatly between species and includes sounds produced via crepitation during flight, tremulation, and most commonly in the order Orthoptera, stridulation (Ragge & Reynolds 1998, Morris 1999, Capinera et al.
Chest movement was decreased on the left side, dull in percussion on the left side compared to the right and with associated coarse crepitation of left sided chest.
On physical examination, crepitation at the subcutaneous region of the right side of the cheek was present with palpation.
Physical examination revealed marked limitation of motion with some pelvic obliquity, a positive bilateral Trendelenberg test, mild gluteal asymmetry, apparent limb length discrepancy, severe crepitation during hip flexion, and painful hip in long time standing and walking.
In addition, non-specific abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of conscious, shock, costovertebral angle tenderness, dysuria, local crepitation and pneumaturia are also seen.
Gangrenous mastitis, a rare form is reported scantly (Bhojne, 2000) that follows severe acute inflammation, with classical signs of heat, redness, swelling, pain, progression to necrosis with coldness of affected area, blue black discolouration, fluid exudation and crepitation which are histopathologically characterized as progressive swelling, vascular degeneration and focal erosion and ulceration that occur throughout the ductal system (Islam et al.
On physical examination, temperature is 41[degrees]C, heart rate 90 x min, blood pressure 170/80 mmHg, respiratory rate 33 x min, and there is left basal crepitation.
orthopnea, exertional dyspnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, raised jugular venous pressure, bilateral ankle edema and lung crepitation.
With the face and figure of a lovely young woman, she is also a transparent, intricate machine, whose illuminated gears and gizmos twinkle with Swiss-watch precision, and whose every movement emits a faint crepitation, like the sound of a Slinky descending a carpeted staircase.
There may be loss of wrist range of motion with possible crepitation.
Fever, crepitation, and wheezing were observed in patients CU70 and CU134.
They palpated those patients with a light pressure on the TMJ in order to check for confirmatory signs such as crepitation or subluxation of the TMJ.
Crepitation in pre-auricular area was found in 16 patients (21.
Physical findings, like crepitation, joint tenderness, deficiency in range of motion, deformities, Heberden and/or Bouchard nodules, and first carpometacarpal (CMC) joint involvement, were all noted.