neuroleptic malignant syndrome


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Related to neuroleptic malignant syndrome: tardive dyskinesia, Serotonin syndrome
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neu·ro·lep·tic ma·lig·nant syn·drome

n. síndrome maligno de neurolepsis causado por el uso de agentes neurolépticos y que se manifiesta en síntomas de hipertermia, pérdida del conocimiento y otras reacciones graves relacionadas con el sistema nervioso central que pueden ocasionar la muerte.
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Differentiating serotonin syndrome and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Current Psychiatry.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a life threatening idiosyncratic reaction caused by an adverse reaction to medications with dopamine receptor - antagonist properties or the rapid withdrawal of dopaminergic medications and is characterized by fever, altered mental status, muscle rigidity and autonomic dysfunction.
Healthcare staff" in the emergency unit should be alert about life-threatening conditions, such as neuroleptic malignant syndrome, encephalitis, nonconvulsive status epilepticus, and acute psychosis, which can lead to catatonia.
Risk of malignant hyperthermia among patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome and their families.
Zuclopenthixol-induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome in an adolescent girl.
Olanzapine-Induced Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. Iran J Med Sci.
Through their antagonist mechanism of D2 receptors in the hypothalamus, nigro-striatal pathway and spine, antipsychotics may cause an array of symptoms, escalating in Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (3, 4).
Stern, "Catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and serotonin syndrome," in Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, Elsevier, 2016, https://www clinicalkey.com/#!/content/book/3-s2.0-B9781437719277000212.
The Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is a medical emergency of rare presentation in a service.
[A case report of atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome and review of the literature].
The patient did not display any features of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Oromaxillofacial consult was placed to rule out gingivitis and oral abscesses, as these were remotely possible.