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Disease High Pressure Neurological Syndrome

Name High Pressure Neurological Syndrome
Synonyms Experimental High Pressure Neurological Syndrome | High Pressure Nervous Syndrome | High Pressure Neural Syndrome | High Pressure Neurological Syndrome, Experimental | HPNS | HPNSs
Definition A syndrome related to increased atmospheric pressure and characterized by tremors, nausea, dizziness, decreased motor and mental performance, and SEIZURES. This condition may occur in those who dive deeply (c. 1000 ft) usually while breathing a mixture of oxygen and helium. The condition is associated with a neuroexcitatory effect of helium.
Categories Nervous system disease | Occupational disease
MeSH® ID D006610
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