Normal Case/Contol

GWAS of 0030830

Sibling Case/Control

No sibling GWAS available 0030830


Case Control
16057 444137

Phenotype Definition

Crackles are discontinuous, explosive, and nonmusical adventitious lung sounds normally heard in inspiration and sometimes during expiration. Crackles are usually classified as fine and coarse crackles based on their duration, loudness, pitch, timing in the respiratory cycle, and relationship to coughing and changing body position. [PMID:26229557, UToronto:chum]

Phenotype Comment

Rales are fine, discontinuous crackles that can sound like cellophane being crumpled or velcro being pulled apart. They may be heard with a stethoscope when listening over lungs containing more than the normal amount of fluid secretiions.

Top SNP Information

Associated Diseases

ID Name Top Correlation
ICD: I269 Pulmonary embolism without mention of acute cor pulmonale 18/20