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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A CT angiogram done to rule out pulmonary embolus revealed a new pneumatocele in the left upper lobe with multiloculation, bronchiectasis in an upper lobe predominance, ground glass lung posteriorly in the right lung, and a three-pronged cluster of soft tissue mass in the superior aspect of the right lower lobe.
Other terms for this condition include pneumatocele glandulae parotis, [1] wind parotitis, [2] surgical mumps and anesthesia mumps, [3] and pneumosialadenitis.
dagger]) Empyema, necrotizing pneumonia, pneumatocele, or pneumothorax.
However, pulmonary fibrosis and pneumatoceles were identified later.