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Usually absent when bronchial plug persists. Exceptions include right upper lobe atelectasis, where adjacent tracheal sounds may be transmitted.

None

Usually absent when the bronchial plug persists. In exceptions, e.g., right upper lobe atelectasis, may be increased

Decreased to absent, but bronchial breath sounds may be heard near top of large effusion.

None, except a possible pleu ral rub

Decreased to absent, but may be increased toward the top of a large effusion

Decreased to absent over the pleural air

None, except a possible pleu ral rub

Decreased to absent over the pleural air

Decreased to absent

None, or the crackles, wheezes, and rhonchi of associated chronic bronchitis

Decreased

Often obscured by wheezes

Wheezes, possibly crackles

Decreased

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