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What is Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

What is Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

  • Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: A rare, potential lethal disorder that is triggered by general anesthetic or certain muscle relaxant drugs. On exposure to the drugs, muscle metabolism is severely disrupted and the body is unable to control its temperature which can lead to death without treatment. The chromosomal defect for type 1 is located at 19q13.1.

Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1, or a subtype of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: Introduction

Types of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1:

Broader types of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1:

How serious is Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

Complications of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: see complications of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

What causes Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

Causes of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: see causes of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

What are the symptoms of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

Symptoms of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: see symptoms of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Complications of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: see complications of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Can anyone else get Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1?

More information: see contagiousness of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1
Inheritance: see inheritance of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1.
Treatments for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1: see treatments for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Name and Aliases of Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Main name of condition: Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1

Other names or spellings for Malignant hyperthermia susceptibility type 1:

MHS1, hyperpyrexia, malignant, hyperthermia of anesthesia, MHS

Hyperpyrexia, malignant, Hyperthermia of anesthesia, MHS, MHS1
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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