A unique case of a 70-hour decompression sickness latency

  • Hasan Kovačević Hyperbaric Medicine Polyclinic OXY, Pula
  • Julijana Franinović Marković Polyclinic Salus, Pula
Keywords: diving, hyperbaric oxygenation, neurological differential diagnosis, prophylactic decompression, therapeutic recompression


We report a unique and well-documented case of a type II decompression sickness with a latency interval of 70 hours. It may raise divers’ awareness and help medical practitioners to keep suspect divers under close observation longer than before and identify and treat DCS accordingly.

How to Cite
Kovačević H, Franinović Marković J. A unique case of a 70-hour decompression sickness latency. AIHT [Internet]. 3Dec.2018 [cited 24May2019];69(4). Available from: https://arhiv.imi.hr/index.php/arhiv/article/view/998
Case report