Stvaranje gasnih mehurića u krvi i tkivima usled izlaganja organizma sniženom pritisku koji vlada na većim visinama.
1. Decompression sickness caused by rapid ascent to high altitudes and resulting exposure to rapidly lowered air pressure.
2. Obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
3. Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure