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High Pressure Neurological Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
High Pressure Neurological Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.566
C24.410
Unique ID
D006610
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006610
Annotation
in divers; do not confuse with INERT GAS NARCOSIS
Scope Note
A syndrome related to increased atmospheric pressure and characterized by tremors, nausea, dizziness, decreased motor and mental performance, and SEIZURES. This condition may occur in those who dive deeply (c. 1000 ft) usually while breathing a mixture of oxygen and helium. The condition is associated with a neuroexcitatory effect of helium.
Entry Term(s)
Experimental High Pressure Neurological Syndrome
HPNS
High Pressure Nervous Syndrome
High Pressure Neural Syndrome
High Pressure Neurological Syndrome, Experimental
Previous Indexing
Atmospheric Pressure (1966-1985)
Central Nervous System Diseases (1966-1985)
Diving (1966-1985)
Pressure (1966-1985)
Syndrome (1972-1985)
See Also
Barotrauma
Decompression Sickness
Diving
Public MeSH Note
2000; see HIGH PRESSURE NERVOUS SYNDROME 1991-1999; see CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES 1986-1990
History Note
2000(1986)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/05/09
Revision Date
2015/06/18
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