Akinetic crisis, acute akinesia, neuroleptic malignant-like syndrome, Parkinsonism–hyperpyrexia syndrome, and malignant syndrome are the same entity and are often independent of treatment withdrawal

Authors

  • Astrid Thomas MD, PhD,

    1. Neurophysiopathology, Movement Disorders Center, Department of Oncology and Neuroscience, “Gabriele D'Annunzio” University Foundation, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
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  • Marco Onofrj MD

    1. Neurophysiopathology, Movement Disorders Center, Department of Oncology and Neuroscience, “Gabriele D'Annunzio” University Foundation, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
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Abstract

A reply to this letter has been published in Movement Disorders Mov Disord (2005)DOI 10.1002/mds.20688.

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