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Rhonchi are breathing sounds indicative of an airway obstruction. A generalized obstruction is due to conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, while a localized obstruction is due to a tumor, mucous, or foreign body.
To research the causes of Rhonchi, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Rhonchi:
Causes of Broader Categories of Rhonchi: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
Conditions listing Rhonchi as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Rhonchi. Our database lists the following as having Rhonchi as a symptom of that condition:
As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Rhonchi may be found in:
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