Malignant Hyperthermia: Anesthesia Reaction

Malignant Hyperthermia: Anesthesia Reaction

Malignant hyperthermia is a deadly reaction (temperature as high as 109°F) to general anesthesia. Malignant hyperthermia is an inherited condition that runs in families. It's the reason anesthesiologists always ask you if anyone in the family has had a fatal reaction to anesthesia.

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