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Malignant Hyperthermia Syndrome Slide Presentation

Malignant Hyperthermia Essential Characteristics:

  • An inherited disorder of skeletal muscle triggered in susceptible (humans or animals) in most instances by inhalation agents and/or succinylcholine, resulting in hypermetabolism, skeletal muscle damage, hyperthermia, and death if untreated.
  • Underlying physiologic mechanism – abnormal handling of intracellular calcium levels

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