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Which of the following is not a sign of lobar pneumonia? (AIIMS May 2009)



A Diminished chest expansion

B Dull percussion note

C Reduce vocal fremitus

D Bronchial breathing.

Ans. C

Reduce vocal fremitus

Clinical features Symptoms: Fever, rigors, dyspnoea, purulent sputum, hemoptysis, and pleuritic pain.

Signs: Fever, cyanosis, confusion (may be the only sign in the elderly), tachypnoea, tachycardia, hypotension,

Signs of consolidation

1). Diminished chest expansion,

2). Dull percussion note,

3). Tubular Bronchial breathing

4). Trachea is central

5). Increase vocal fremitus/vocal resonance

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