Spinal cord degeneration in a case of "recovered" spinal decompression sickness.
Palmer, A.C., Calder, I.M., McCallum, R.I. and Mastaglia, F.L. (1981) Spinal cord degeneration in a case of "recovered" spinal decompression sickness. British Medical Journal, 283 (6296). p. 888.
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Degeneration in the spinal cord of goats after experimental decompression sickness is well documented but opportunities to examine the long-term effects in man are rare. We describe severe damage in the spinal cord of a man who had made an almost complete functional recovery from spinal decompression sickness.
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