2. Fulminant Malignant Hyperthermia

Each episode of fulminant malignant hyperthermia is different. A person can have a fulminant MH event even after successfully tolerating anesthesia in previous procedures. Medical professionals must always be alert for MH. People may show different symptoms, and it is the responsibility of anesthesiologists and care providers assisting the surgeon to watch for signs of MH and notify the specialist immediately. After a person who experienced an MH event stabilizes, the doctor will take a muscle biopsy for testing.

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