A case of type 3 DCS with a radiologically normal spinal cord
Source: Internal Medicine Journal, Volume 36, Number 3, March 2006 , pp. 193-196(4)
Abstract:A subtype of cerebral arterial gas embolism arising in divers, in which apparent spinal cord disease follows early cerebral manifestations, is well known and has been described as type 3 DCS. A case that clinically conformed to the pattern of type 3 DCS was examined radiologically. Despite clinical signs of spinal disease, magnetic resonance imaging scans of the spinal cord did not demonstrate pathology.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2006-03-01