MDMA induced hyperthermia: a survivor with an initial body temperature of 42.9 degrees C.

A Mallick, AR Bodenham - Emergency Medicine Journal, 1997 -


A young male survived hyperpyrexia (42.9 degrees C) following MDMA (" Ecstasy") ingestion. He developed convulsions, rhabdomyolysis, metabolic acidosis, and respiratory failure. This was successfully managed by assisted ventilation, aggressive fluid therapy, and …

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