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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 154-159

Combined anterior cerebral and posterior inferior cerebellar artery embolism in a diver; A case report


Consultant in Marine Medicine, Mumbai, India

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A C Kulkarni
Consultant in Marine Medicine, Mumbai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-3605.203707

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Onshore diving operations are often carried out in remote areas with poor or nil medical assistance available at site. Diving crew also tends to be poorly trained and inexperienced. As a result, initially, diving accident cases get treated symptomatically, till proper diagnosis is established and therapeutic recompression carried out after a considerable delay. Pulmonary barotrauma, lung burst, leading to Arterial Gas Embolism ( AGE) and its dreadful effects is a known complication of diving especially amongst novice divers. A case report of embolism in both Anterior Cerebral Artery and Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery (ACA and PICA) distribution with successful delayed hyperbaric oxygen treatment ( HBOT)


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