Barotrauma of the ears and sinuses after scuba diving

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The pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and currently available management of barotrauma affecting the ears and sinuses after scuba diving are reviewed, along with medical standards for resuming scuba diving after barotrauma has resolved.

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Received: 7 February 2001 / Accepted: 15 February 2001

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Becker, G., Parell, G. Barotrauma of the ears and sinuses after scuba diving. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 258, 159–163 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1007/s004050100334

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  • Keywords Athletic injuries
  • Barotrauma
  • Decompression sickness
  • Diving
  • Ear diseases