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Caisson disease

Introduction: Caisson disease

Description of Caisson disease

Caisson disease (medical condition): Condition from overly rapid decompression, especially when diving....more »

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Decompression sickness:
  »Introduction: Decompression sickness
  »Symptoms of Decompression sickness
  »Treatments for Decompression sickness

Caisson disease: pain resulting from rapid change in pressure.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Caisson disease: A condition occurring as a result of exposure to a rapid fall in ambient pressure. Gases, nitrogen in particular, come out of solution and form bubbles in body fluid and blood. These gas bubbles accumulate in joint spaces and the peripheral circulation impairing tissue oxygenation causing disorientation, severe pain, and potentially death.
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Caisson disease: Related Topics

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Caisson disease as a Disease

Caisson disease: Another name for Decompression sickness (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Decompression sickness
  »Symptoms of Decompression sickness
  »Treatments for Decompression sickness

Caisson disease: Related Diseases

Caisson disease: Caisson disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Caisson disease (Decompression sickness)

Some of the symptoms of Caisson disease incude:

Treatments for Caisson disease (Decompression sickness)

Treatments for Caisson disease (Decompression sickness) include:

Treatment of Caisson disease: For more treatment information about Caisson disease, see treatment of Decompression sickness (Caisson disease)

Caisson disease: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Caisson disease:

Terms associated with Caisson disease:

Terms Similar to Caisson disease:

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Broader terms for Caisson disease

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Hierarchical classifications of Caisson disease

The following list attempts to classify Caisson disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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