inner ear decompression sickness
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inner ear decompression sicknessA condition affecting deep sea divers due to gas bubbles Clinical Vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss on ascent, particularly after rapid surfacing after deep, prolonged underwater dives Treatment Immediate recompression; delayed therapy results in permanent damage to the vestibular and auditory system
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