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Stethoscope Auscultating the middle lobe of the right lung!

A 23 yr old man admitted to hospital with pneumonia in the middle lobe of right lung. During stethoscope exam abnormal breath sounds would be heard at which of following area?

a) third intercostal space at midclavicular line
b) third intercostal space at verbral line
c) sixth intercostal space at vertebral line
d) fourth intercostal space at midclavicular line
e) sixth inter costal space at midaxillary line
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i m guessing E)...
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for the inferior lobe we go posteriorly so i guess fr middle D ??
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I am thinking b or d.. I wud just choose D...!!
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a 23 yr old man admitted to hospital with pneumonia in the middle lobr of right lung. during stethoscope exam abnormal breath sounds would be heard at which of following area?

a)third intercostal space at midclavicular line
b)third intercostal space at verbral line
c)sixth intercostal space at vertebral line
d)fourth intercostal space at midclavicular line
e)sixth inter costal space at midaxillary line
i think its D
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The ans is D.
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D first step auscultation this case
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