subcutaneous emphysema(redirected from aerodermectasia)
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subcutaneous emphysema[¦səb·kyü′tā·nē·əs ‚em·fə′sē·mə]
The presence of air in the tissues just under the skin; when seen in diving it usually involves the skin of the neck and nearby areas.
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