pneumocele

pneumocele

 [noo´mo-sēl]
1. pneumonocele (def. 1).
2. pneumatocele (def. 1).
3. pneumatocele (def. 2).

pneu·mon·o·cele

(nū-mon'ō-sēl),
Protrusion of a portion of the lung through a defect in the chest wall.
Synonym(s): pleurocele, pneumatocele (2) , pneumocele

pneumocele

/pneu·mo·cele/ (noo´mo-sēl)
1. pneumonocele (1).
2. pneumatocele (1).
3. pneumatocele (2).

pneu·mon·o·cele

(nū-mon'ō-sēl)
Protrusion of a portion of the lung through a defect in the chest wall.
Synonym(s): pleurocele, pneumatocele (2) , pneumocele.
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However, CT found no thinning of the bony anterior table, even at the site of frontal bossing, which is the feature that sometimes differentiates pneumocele from pneumosinus dilatans.