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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a case for electroconvulsive therapy.
  1. C. C. Harland,
  2. M. M. O'Leary,
  3. R. Winters,
  4. J. Owens,
  5. B. Hayes,
  6. V. Melikian
  1. Department of Medicine, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, UK.


    A case of prolonged and refractory neuroleptic malignant syndrome was treated successfully with electroconvulsive therapy. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome and its treatment are reviewed.

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