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Haemorrhagic shock encephalopathy syndrome presenting with myoglobinuria.
  1. N Teig,
  2. T G Nuesslein
  1. Children's Hospital of the Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany.


    An infant with haemorrhagic shock encephalopathy syndrome (HSES) who in addition presented with hyperpyrexia and myoglobinuria is reported. As rhabdomyolysis is a feature of heat stroke and malignant hyperthermia, the association of HSES with myoglobinuria supports the hypothesis that HSES may be a form of hypermetabolic state triggered by hyperthermia.

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