pneumatocele

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pneumatocele

[′nü·məd·ō‚sēl]
(medicine)
Herniation of the lung.
A sac or tumor containing gas; especially the scrotum filled with gas.
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We report a rare case of a patient that developed cervical aerocele eight years post-tracheostomy decannulation, which was aggravated by a prolonged cough.
Acquired cervical aerocele usually occurs as a complication of TCF closure or repair.
Dandy, "Pneumocephalus (intracranial penumatocele or aerocele)," Archives of Surgery, vol.
Fractures are seen in all the cases of aerocele. Nagy et al [13] found pneumocephalus in 2.6% cases in their series while Bordignon et al [11] and Lee et al [12] detected it in approximately 1.6% cases.
Pneumocephalus (intracranial pneumocele or aerocele).