Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

A rare neuropsychiatric syndrome associated with administration of antipsychotic or other central dopamine (D2) receptor antagonists and characterized by hyperthermia muscular rigidity autonomic dysfunction and altered consciousness.

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