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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: another medical cause of acute abdomen.
  1. T. C. Lo,
  2. M. R. Unwin,
  3. I. W. Dymock
  1. Department of Medicine, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK.


    We present a patient with neuroleptic malignant syndrome and intestinal pseudo-obstruction misdiagnosed as being secondary to septicaemia. The management of the patient is discussed with emphasis on the role of creatine kinase and liver function tests.

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