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Pleural rub: A creaking sound heard on auscultation of the chest wall - indicating that the layers that surround the lung and chest wall are rubbing together. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Pleural rub, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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