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22:40 Apr 2, 2008
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German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: Rasselgeräusche
"Geringe Rasselgereusche über den Lungen beidseits, ..."

Nicole Manker
United States
Local time: 06:28

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4 +5rales
4rattling noise
Tilman Lichter

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rattling noise

that's it, I believe.

Tilman Lichter
Local time: 09:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Rasselgeräusch, Rasseln

Note added at 6 mins (2008-04-02 22:46:46 GMT)

Englisch: crackles, rales

Rales, crackles or crepitations, are the clicking, rattling, or crackling noises heard on auscultation of (listening to) the lung with a stethoscope during inhalation. The sounds are caused by the "popping open" of small airways and alveoli collapsed by fluid, exudate, or lack of aeration during expiration. The word "rales" derives from the French word râle meaning "rattle".

Rales can be heard in patients with pneumonia, atelectasis, pulmonary fibrosis, acute bronchitis, or bronchiectasis. Pulmonary edema secondary to left-sided congestive heart failure can also cause rales.

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agree  xxxDr.G.MD
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agree  Patricia Daehler
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agree  Michele Fauble
45 mins

agree  Ingeborg Gowans
1 hr

agree  Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
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Apr 3, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedRasselgereusche » Rasselgeräusche

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