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]

tracheocele

/tra·cheo·cele/ (tra´ke-o-sēl″) hernial protrusion of 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.
[tracheo- + G. kēlē, hernia]

tracheocele

hernial protrusion of the tracheal mucous membrane.
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The tracheocele sac was dissected free from the surrounding tissue.
The first reported tracheocele was described by Rokitansky in 1838 as an outpouching from the right posterolateral wall of the trachea.
Only 1 case of a left-sided tracheocele has been reported to date.
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.
Trachiectasis with tracheocele: Report of case in which a tracheocele was resected.
Tracheoceles can be easily differentiated from congenital tracheal diverticula; tracheoceles are usually single sacs with wide openings, whereas diverticula usually arise as multiple sacs with narrow inlets.