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J Laryngol Otol. 1991 Mar;105(3):217-9.

Maxillary sinus barotrauma with fifth cranial nerve involvement.

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Institute of Naval Medicine, Gosport, Hants.

Abstract

A case of neurapraxia of the infraorbital nerve occurring as a result of maxillary sinus barotrauma in a diver is presented. Existing reports of a similar nature are reviewed and the pathogenesis of cranial nerve involvement in barotrauma is discussed. Guidelines for treatment are suggested.

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