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Clinical Features of the "Chokes" (Type II Pulmonary Decompression Sickness)

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The "chokes" is a Type II (serious) decompression sickness (DCS) associated with pulmonary symptoms. It is uncommon but life-threatening if not treated promptly.

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