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Radiological evolution of left frontal cortico-subcortical hyperintense lesion from decompression sickness

Axial FLAIR images initially (left), at 1 month (center), and 4 months (right). By 1 month, the lesion is minimally hyperintense (yellow arrow). By 4 months, there is a small area of encephalomalacia (yellow arrow). (Source: Sánchez-Villalobos JM, Fortuna-Alcaraz ML, Serrano-Velasco L, et al. Breath-hold diving-related decompression sickness with brain involvement: from neuroimaging to pathophysiology. Tomography 2022;8[3]:1172-83. Creative Commons Attribution License [CC BY],