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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: possible induction by olanzapine in a case with relapsing catatonia

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posted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by J Segal, M D Isaacs, Michael BerkMichael Berk
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a serious medical condition with a significant mortality risk. Although it is less common with the atypical than the typical agents, it is described in association with clozapine and olanzapine. This report documents a case of possible induction of NMS in a patient with relapsing catatonia.

History

Journal

International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice

Volume

5

Issue

3

Pagination

211 - 213

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Location

England

ISSN

1365-1501

Language

eng

Publication classification

CN.1 Other journal article