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CNS Part- 2

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Which of the following is false regarding neuroleptic malignant syndrome: (AIIMS May 2012)



A Muscle rigidity
B Hyperthermia

C Hypothermia
D Autonomic dysregulation

Ans. C Hypothermia
  1. The Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome is characterized by muscle rigidity, autonomic dysregulation, and hypersthenia.
  2. It can be caused by phenothiazine and some other drugs such as haloperidol. This disorder is due to inhibition, of central dopamine receptors in the hypothalamus.
  3. This leads to increased heat generation and decreased heat' loss.

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