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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.