subcutaneous emphysema

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sub·cu·ta·ne·ous em·phy·se·ma

the presence of air or gas in the subcutaneous tissues.
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sub·cu·ta·ne·ous em·phy·se·ma

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs em'fi-sē'mă)
The presence of air or gas in the subcutaneous tissues.
Synonym(s): pneumoderma.
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subcutaneous emphysema

See SURGICAL EMPHYSEMA.
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