physocephaly

phy·so·ceph·a·ly

(fī'sō-sef'ă-lē),
Swelling of the head resulting from introduction of air into the subcutaneous tissues.
[physo- + G. kephalē, head]
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physocephaly

An obsolete term for:
(1) Pneumocephaly;
(2) Subcutaneous emphysema of the head and neck.
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