intracranial aerocele

intracranial aerocele
pneumocephalus resulting from trauma.

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  • aerocele — Distention of a small natural cavity with gas. [aero + G. kele, tumor] * * * aero·cele a( ə)r ō .sēl, e( ə)r n a cavity or pouch swollen with gas (as air) <an intracranial aerocele> * * * aero·cele (ārґo sēl″) [aero + cele1] …   Medical dictionary

  • pneumatocele — 1. An emphysematous or gaseous swelling. 2. SYN: pneumonocele. 3. A thin walled cavity within the lung, one of the characteristic sequelae of staphylococcus pneumonia and Pneumocystis carinii …   Medical dictionary