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Malignant hyperthermia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Anesthesia related hyperthermia
  • Fulminating hyperpyrexia
  • Hyperpyrexia malignant
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia
  • MH
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  • Can malignant hyperthermia be transferred by blood donations? And at what age up to can you still donate blood? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Anesthesia related hyperthermia
  • Fulminating hyperpyrexia
  • Hyperpyrexia malignant
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia
  • MH
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.