Mask squeeze

(Redirected from Face squeeze)

Background

  • Occurs when air is not added to facemask during scuba diving descent

Barotrauma Types

Clinical Features

Mild barotrauma to a diver caused by mask squeeze

Differential Diagnosis

Scuba Diving Emergencies

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis

Management

  • Dependant on presentation, generally supportive care

Disposition

  • Outpatient

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