A fatal case of neuroleptic malignant syndrome.


A fatal case of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) affecting a middle-aged woman is presented. Most of the signs and symptoms described for NMS were present and death occurred three hours after the onset of hyperpyrexia. Laboratory and postmortem findings were non-specific. The uses and risks of Haloperidol and Phenelzine on a patient with severe liver… (More)