Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Dictionary » Decompression sickness
 

Decompression sickness

Introduction: Decompression sickness

Description of Decompression sickness

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

See also:

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

Decompression sickness: pain resulting from rapid change in pressure.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Decompression sickness: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Decompression sickness: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Decompression sickness: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Decompression sickness:

Decompression sickness as a Disease

Decompression sickness (medical condition): See Decompression sickness (disease information).
  »Introduction: Decompression sickness
  »Symptoms of Decompression sickness
  »Treatments for Decompression sickness

Decompression sickness: Related Diseases

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

More information on medical condition: Decompression sickness:

Decompression sickness: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Decompression sickness:

Terms associated with Decompression sickness:

Terms Similar to Decompression sickness:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Decompression sickness

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Decompression sickness

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Decompression sickness

The following list attempts to classify Decompression sickness 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

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

External links related to: Decompression sickness

Source: Diseases Database

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Anismus
  • Aniso-
  • Anisoaccommodation
  • Anisochromatic
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisocytosis
  • Anisodactylous
  • Anisodactyly
  • Anisogamy
  • Anisognathous
  • Anisokaryosis

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Decompression sickness:

      
      
    powered by
    Google
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise