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What is a decreased ae of the lung base? What is its medical significance?

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Dr Paxton Daniel
Radiology
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In brief: Abbreviations

And acronyms can cause confusion and i generally avoid them. As such, i don't know what ae means.
If you can determine the full meaning of the finding and resubmit your question it may be answerable.

In brief: Abbreviations

And acronyms can cause confusion and i generally avoid them. As such, i don't know what ae means.
If you can determine the full meaning of the finding and resubmit your question it may be answerable.
Dr Paxton Daniel
Dr Paxton Daniel
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Dr Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Egophony

I think that what you are asking about is a physical examination technique to detect lung consolidation.
I am most familiar with people talking about listening to the lungs with a stethoscope and asking the patient to say "eeeeee". If it sounds like "eeee", the lung is healthy. If it sounds like "aayy", there is consolidation (pneumonia.).

In brief: Egophony

I think that what you are asking about is a physical examination technique to detect lung consolidation.
I am most familiar with people talking about listening to the lungs with a stethoscope and asking the patient to say "eeeeee". If it sounds like "eeee", the lung is healthy. If it sounds like "aayy", there is consolidation (pneumonia.).
Dr Steven Neish
Dr Steven Neish
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