Normal Vesicular

Vesicular lung sounds low-pitched with a low volume during inspiration. During expiration, the sound volume become lower. Vesicular sounds are the most commonly heard lung sounds. They can be auscultated over the most of the chest wall.




Vesicular breath sounds can be heard over most areas of lungs. Sound intensity can be higher when the stethoscope is positioned nearer to the bases and the periphery of the lung.

Authored by Diane Wrigley, PA. Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
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