Malignant hyperthermia

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Malignant hyperthermia is a rare life-threatening inherited disorder that is usually triggered by exposure to drugs used for general anesthesia,manifest acutely by fever, rigidity and muscle necross with myoglobinuria, and an electrolyte imbalance wich could resuld in cardiac arrhythmia. This chapter discusses the pathogenesis, genetics, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant hyperthermia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages1187-1194
Number of pages8
Volume9781461465676
ISBN (Electronic)9781461465676
ISBN (Print)1461465664, 9781461465669
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014

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Malignant Hyperthermia
Myoglobinuria
Muscle Rigidity
General Anesthesia
Electrolytes
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Fever
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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  • Medicine(all)

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Bertorini, T. (2014). Malignant hyperthermia. In Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice (Vol. 9781461465676, pp. 1187-1194). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6567-6_54

Malignant hyperthermia. / Bertorini, Tulio.

Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. Vol. 9781461465676 Springer New York, 2014. p. 1187-1194.

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Bertorini, T 2014, Malignant hyperthermia. in Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. vol. 9781461465676, Springer New York, pp. 1187-1194. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6567-6_54
Bertorini T. Malignant hyperthermia. In Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. Vol. 9781461465676. Springer New York. 2014. p. 1187-1194 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6567-6_54
Bertorini, Tulio. / Malignant hyperthermia. Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. Vol. 9781461465676 Springer New York, 2014. pp. 1187-1194
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