pas de foyer

02:10 Nov 22, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / internal medicine exam
French term or phrase: pas de foyer
"Auscultation pulmonaire claire, pas de foyer, MV perçus symétriques."

I understand that "foyer" can have the sense of "siege d'un mal". Could this translate as simply as "no center of pain" or some such phrasing?
Timothy Rake
United States
Local time: 06:54


Summary of answers provided
3 +2no focal lesion
liz askew
3 +2no focus
Alain Mouchel


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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
no focus


Explanation:
no (infectious) focus

Alain Mouchel
Local time: 15:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Imanol: or "no focus of infection"
2 hrs

agree  Michael Barnett: Eliminate infection and you have my support ;-)
10 hrs
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
no focal lesion


Explanation:
• AK
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21 mars 1994 ... Pas de foyer parenchymateux actuellement identifiable ... Il a va alors présenté une rhinite claire et ce n'est que 36 heures après, ... Son auscultation pulmonaire est normale. Je n'ai pas réussi à obtenir de peak-flow. ...
jeanpaul.dessaux.free.fr/respAK.htm - Cached - Similar
• Auscultation cardiaque - Wikipédia
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On entend à n'importe quel foyer (un peu plus clairement à l'apex) le ... l'éclat du B2 au niveau du foyer aortique dans le cadre d'une ... Il a un intérêt essentiellement pédagogique mais n'est plus guère utilisé en pratique courante. ...
fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auscultation_cardiaque - Cached - Similar


"C'est pas grave Monsieur!" - Forum
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Le radiologue avait noté ; "Pas d'anomalie pleurale, pas de foyer parenchymateux. Petite image de condensation évoquant un petit ilot condensant bénin". ...
www.atoute.org/n/forum/showthread.php?t=67426 - Cached - Similar

• Parenchymal Lesion - Definition and Scientific Information - Page 1
There was no parenchymal lesion. After four days of heparinization, ... ventriculitis and obstructive hydrocephalus without any focal parenchymal lesion. ... Chest X-ray showed a 12 cm mass in the anterior segment of left upper lobe. ...
eurekamag.com/keyphrase/p/060/parenchymal-lesion.php - United States
• en foyer d'allure évolutive > focal (lesion) suggestive of active ...
16 Jun 2008 ... Medical - Medical: Cardiology / radiography - chest X-ray ... no focal pleural or parenchymal lesion suggestive of active pathology ...
www.proz.com/...to.../2657101-en_foyer_dallure_évolutive.ht... - Cached



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Note added at 8 hrs (2010-11-22 10:32:29 GMT)
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OR

no focal findings

Pediatric Board Recertification Review - Google Books Result
Katie S Fine - 2008 - Medical - 574 pages
PARENCHYMAL DISEASE Pneumonia Pneumonia is defined as infection of the lung ... Focal findings on lung auscultation are more reliable indicators of ...
books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=1405105070...

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Note added at 8 hrs (2010-11-22 10:35:35 GMT)
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Primary cardiology - Google Books Result
Eugene Braunwald, Lee Goldman, Lee Goldman (MD.) - 2003 - Medical - 721 pages
Auscultation of the chest may reveal focal findings suggestive of pneumonia or diffuse findings compatible with asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, ...
books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=0721694446...

yep

the latter

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:54
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 2721

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Barnett: You can't argue with Eugene Braunwald, a former editor of the NEJM. Change "lesion" to "findings" and you've got my vote! ;-)
8 hrs

agree  Janet Ratziu: Agree with Michael, no focal findings is right on.
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