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Revision as of 01:25, 13 September 2015

Background

  • Also known as "sinus squeeze"
  • Occurs during scuba diving or air flight

Clinical Features

  • Pain over affected sinus, possible bleeding from nares

Differential Diagnosis

Diving Emergencies

Barotrauma Types

Diagnosis

  • Usually clinical

Management

  • Decongestants
  • Consider antibiotics

Disposition

See Also

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