Wheezing or stridor: Intrinsic and extrinsic lesions causing noisy breathing

Peter H. Michelson, Susanna A. McColley

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Abstract

Noises that occur during both inspiration and expiration (biphasic stridor or wheezing) arise from lesions in the trachea, which is dynamically affected by both inspiratory and expiratory forces, or by critical airway narrowing at any site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalAllergy and asthma proceedings
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

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