en velcro

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20:47 Jun 12, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: en velcro
Thought this might be a typo initially, but it has appeared several times. This is an examination report by a pulmonary specialist, talking about lung sounds:
ruido respiratorio presente con estertores crepitantes en velcro en region subscapular bilateral, estertores aislados en velcro en region intraescapulovertebral...

Thanks for any suggestions
E. Novesky
United States
Local time: 03:00

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3 +4velcro
Ana Vozone

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4

velco crackles/rales, velcro wheezing

https://www.google.pt/search?q="velcro crackles/rales"&spell...

https://www.google.pt/search?q="velcro crackles/rales"&spell...

Note added at 5 mins (2018-06-12 20:53:18 GMT)


Note added at 56 mins (2018-06-12 21:43:51 GMT)


Ana Vozone
Local time: 08:00
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard: Your first two links yield no hits, and the last one only two, but this gets more hits: http://www.google.com/search?q=velcro qheezing&rlz=1C1SQJL_e...
43 mins
  -> Thank you, I do not know what happened to my search...

agree  Chema Nieto Castañón: Literalmente velcro crackling rales, aunque no he encontrado esta expresión en inglés. Traducirla como crepitantes en velcro parece perfectamente razonable; velcro crackles; o velcro crackles and rales. Y en el segundo caso [isolated] velcro rales
2 hrs

agree  neilmac
11 hrs

agree  Domini Lucas: I am not a medical translator but someone I know had a velcro crackle in the lung diagnosed by a specialist a couple of months ago.
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