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Heatstroke and rhabdomyolysis presenting as fulminant hepatic failure.
  1. S. Fidler,
  2. E. Fagan,
  3. R. Williams,
  4. I. Dewhurst,
  5. C. E. Cory
  1. Liver Unit, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK.


    Heatstroke following vigorous exercise is reported in a young male. Severe hepatic and renal failure resulted but the patient completely recovered following treatment by active measures to reduce his core temperature.

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