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Glossary for Neurolept malignant syndrome

Medical terms related to Neurolept malignant syndrome or mentioned in this section include:

  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Chlorpromazine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpromazine (a neuroleptic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Gradual onset of pill rolling hand movements: Gradual onset of pill rolling hand movements is the slow development of abnormal involuntary hand movements that resemble the action needed to roll a pill in the fingers.
  • Haloperidol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Haloperidol (an antipsychotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs.
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Pill rolling hand movements: Pill-rolling rest tremor is a rest tremor in which the fingers and wrist move in a manner reminiscent of a rhythmic voluntary manipulation of small objects or pills in the hand
  • Pill rolling hand movements of both hands: Pill rolling hand movements of both hands refers to an involuntary movement of the thumbs and index fingers in which they move as if rolling a pill between the fingers.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neurolept malignant syndrome:

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