A 32-year-old man with acute bilateral leg weakness following recreational diving

Dowlatshahi, Dariush; Hogan, Matthew J.; Sharma, Mukul; Wherrett, Christopher G.
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1792
Academic Journal
Discusses the case of a man with acute bilateral leg weakness following recreational diving. Diagnosis of spinal injury; Association of the presence of a patent foramen ovale and the increased of neurological decompression sickness (DS) in divers; Significant factors for the recovery from DS.


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