Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity

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An underappreciated and undertreated condition that may cause potentially life threatening complications. The difficulties with management and short- and long-term pharmacologic approaches are discussed.

Chapter.  1654 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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