high-pressure neurologic syndrome

high-pressure neurologic syndrome
a group of neurologic and neuropsychiatric signs and symptoms seen in deep sea divers below 100 meters, especially in those breathing heliox mixtures; symptoms vary, depending on the depth and gas mixture, and include tremor, incoordination, myoclonus, opsoclonus, headache, vertigo, nausea, euphoria, and cognitive disturbances.

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