Is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome a Neurogenic Form of Malignant Hyperthermia?

@article{Gurrera2002IsNM,
  title={Is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome a Neurogenic Form of Malignant Hyperthermia?},
  author={R. Gurrera},
  journal={Clinical Neuropharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={25},
  pages={183-193}
}
  • R. Gurrera
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Neuropharmacology
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a rare and potentially lethal disorder associated with the use of antipsychotic medications. Heightened vigilance on the part of clinical providers has reduced morbidity and mortality caused by this disorder over the past decade, but there is still no consensus regarding its diagnosis, pathophysiology, or treatment. Efforts to demonstrate a direct link between neuroleptic malignant syndrome and malignant hyperthermia have been unsuccessful, indicating mutually… Expand
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