Bronchocele


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Bron´cho`cele


n.1.(Med.) See Goiter.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A bronchocele may be identifed distal to the atretic bronchus, appearing as a fluid-filled, tubular, branching structure, finding which is considered pathognomonic for bronchial atresias.
The findings of HRCT include central bronchiectasis and mucus plugging besides bronchocele formation [4, 5].
Old names for the swollen gland included 'bronchocele', which means a cystic mass in the neck, 'struma', (Latin for a swollen gland) and 'goitre', which comes from the Latin word 'gutta', the throat, and which is a term which is still used today.