[Two familial cases with exertion-induced heat stroke--relationship to malignant hyperthermia].

Two patients in a family of exertion-induced heat stroke were reported. Case 1: A 23-year-old male, paternal cousin of case 2, was admitted to our hospital because of loss of consciousness during running under a burning sun. On physical and neurological examinations, he was deeply comatose with high fever, tachycardia, and increased deep tendon reflexes… CONTINUE READING