Polyphonic wheezes are loud, musical and continuous. These breath sounds occur in expiration and inspiration and are heard over anterior, posterior and lateral chest walls. These sounds are associated with COPD and more severe asthma.

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Wheeze - Polyphonic
maneuver
Position: Chest wall
Maneuver: Sitting
Chestpiece: Diaphragm

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