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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 264-266

Resolution of symptoms in neuroleptic malignant syndrome


Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Bambolim, Goa, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashish Srivastava
Plot No. 34, Sagar Society, Dona Paula, Goa - 403 004
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.70988

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Although neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) manifests consistently with hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, altered mental state, and autonomic instability, heterogeneity exists in the onset, initial manifestations, course, laboratory findings, response to treatment, and pattern of resolution. Comorbid physical conditions tend to confuse the picture. We report a case of NMS with such a presentation.



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