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Crackles: are the clicking, rattling, or crackling noises heard on auscultation of the lung caused by the"popping open" of small airways and alveoli collapsed by fluid, exudate, or lack of aeration during expiration. See detailed information below for a list of 34 causes of Crackles, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Crackles.
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Medical Conditions associated with Crackles:
Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Breath sound symptoms (759 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Lung sound symptoms (743 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
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