When the patient voices 'Eeee', the auscultated sound will be either an 'e' or an 'a'. This sound is the egophony 'e', which is heard over healthy areas. Use the slider to reveal the healthy areas of the lungs.
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Egophony is a voice sound with a nasal quality, often described to be like a goat's bleating. Egophony has higher intensity over abnormal areas. Over healthy lung areas, egophony will not be present.

Ask the patient to say "Eeee" several times and auscultate the chest walls. Over healthy lung areas, the sound is understandable as an "E".

Compare this sound to the recording in the "Egophony - a" lesson.


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