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Disorientation With Middle Ear Barotrauma of Descent

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Disorientation With Middle Ear Barotrauma of Descent

C Edmonds et al. Undersea Biomed Res.

Abstract

Disorientation and vertigo, which develops in divers during descent, is objectively demonstrated with dysbaric electronystagmographic tracings. Middle ear barotrauma of descent is verified as a valid etiology in the classification of vertigo associated with diving and may present as either a transitory or a more persistent disorder.

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