Exercise-induced malignant hyperthermia

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Exercise-induced malignant hyperthermia

Synonyms: Exertional heat stroke

A rare disease with malignant hyperthermia characterized by exercise-induced life-threatening hyperthermia with a body temperature over 40°C and signs of encephalopathy ranging from confusion to convulsions or coma. Incidence increases with rising ambient temperature and relative humidity. Manifestations may include rhabdomyolysis (presenting with myalgia muscle weakness and myoglobinuria) tachycardia and in severe cases multiorgan failure.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.

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