Volume 28
Number 4
Sep 2020
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Case Reports
S.M.E. Vreeswijk, M.S. Arbous, J.E. Lopez Matta, D.J. van Westerloo

We present a case of a 30-year-old man who developed exertional heatstroke which was complicated by liver failure. He was transferred to our centre for a possible liver transplantation but unfortunately succumbed to multiorgan failure. In a review of literature we discuss the diagnosis and treatment of heatstroke, the possible underlying pathophysiology and overlap with malignant hyperthermia.


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