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It was not just a heatwave! Neuroleptic malignant-like syndrome in a patient with Parkinson's disease

Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, Pond Street, London NW3, UK.
Age and Ageing (Impact Factor: 3.11). 12/2006; 35(6):640-1. DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afl096
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ABSTRACT Neuroleptic malignant-like syndrome (NMLS) is a rare but life threatening and important complication because of the withdrawal of long-term l-Dopa therapy in Parkinson's disease patients. In this case report, we review the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of this curable condition.

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