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Trivia # 319 : About Malignant Hyperthermia

5 February, 2016
Toxicological trivia from February 05, 2016:  Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a potentially fatal, inherited disorder usually associated with the administration of certain general anesthetics and/or the drug succinylcholine. "The sudden and unexpected death of a healthy individual to which he was undergoing a minor surgical procedure is an almost incomprehensible tragedy in this age of modern medical miracles" .This phrase take the MHAUS page (Malignat Hyperthermia Association of the United States), available in English. From a newspaper report of August 2007 on the death of a young man for malignant hyperthermia in Rosario. That article is taken from:a) rosario3.com;b) lacapital.com.ar;c) NotiExpress.
Trivia # 319 : About Malignant Hyperthermia
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Correct answer: b. Read in Spanish. Sobre Hipertermia maligna


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