Cerebral hemorrhage complicating exertional heat stroke

L. V. Boersma, Q. H. Leyten, J. W. Meijer, E. J. Strubbe, F. H. Bosch

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Exertional heat stroke may be complicated by mild neurological deficits, usually with complete convalescence. This may be associated with metabolic disorders inherent to hyperthermia such as a marked coagulopathy. We report a case of a previously healthy 20 year old male who died in the course of exertional heat stroke complicated by intracerebral hemorrhage. (C) 1998 Published by Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-115
JournalClinical neurology and neurosurgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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