tracheocele


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tracheocele

 [tra″ke-o-sēl]
hernial protrusion of the tracheal mucous membrane.

tra·che·o·cele

(trā'kē-ō-sēl),
A protrusion of the mucous membrane through a defect in the wall of the trachea.
Synonym(s): trachelocele
[tracheo- + G. kēlē, hernia]

tra·che·o·cele

(trā'kē-ō-sēl)
A protrusion of the mucous membrane through a defect in the wall of the trachea.
[tracheo- + G. kēlē, hernia]
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The development of a diverticulum or tracheocele in these relatively weak areas is possible, particularly if there is an infection in the mucous membrane and chronic cough with increased intrabronchial pressure (4, 8).
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We demonstrated the relationship between the rare case of the tracheocele and trachea by intraoperative images.
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Tracheocele: a rare cause of difficult endotracheal intubation and subsequent pneumomediastinum.
The management of a tracheocele is primarily conservative.
In the case described herein, we felt that the tracheocele had contributed significantly to our patient's worsening pulmonary status by acting as a reservoir for purulent secretions.
Imaging of tracheocele: Report of three cases and review of the literature.
Acquired tracheoceles are rare clinical entities that can cause a variety of chronic and recurrent aerodigestive tract symptoms.
Acquired tracheoceles are rare, as fewer than 30 cases have been reported in the world literature.
Tracheoceles have a predilection for the fight side of the trachea, probably as a result of the positional support of the left posterolateral wall by the esophagus.