Two episodes of Taravana syndrome in a breath-hold diver with hyperhomocysteinemia

Santi Maurizio Raineri, Antonino Giarratano, Andrea Cortegiani, Cesare Gregoretti, Domenico Garbo, Filippo Vitale, Giuseppe Accurso, Oriana Danile, Pasquale Iozzo, Sabrina Caruso

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Abstract

Key Clinical MessageTaravana syndrome is a rare dysbaric disease characterized by neurologic signs and symptoms. Differently from others decompression illness, it has unspecified pathophysiology and unclear predisposing factors. Our cases suggest that thrombophilic state due to hyperhomocysteinemia could increase the risk to develop Taravana syndrome.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-820-820
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume6
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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