What conditions should be included in the differential diagnosis of heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Sepsis

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Closed head trauma

  • Malignant hyperthermia

  • Encephalitis

  • Cerebral malaria

  • Cerebral hemorrhage

  • Amphetamine and cocaine toxicity

  • Strychnine poisoning


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