Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome is a predictable clinical feature that involves excess serotonergic agonism of central nervous system (CNS) receptors and peripheral serotonergic receptors.

The following PowerPoint was published on Stanford School of Medicine’s Scalpel:

Serotoninn syndrome features

Download: Serotonin syndrome PPT file

MedExcel posted recently a mnemonic to remember the clinical components of serotonin syndrome

Causes HARM:

Hyperthermia
Autonomic instability (delirium)
Rigidity
Myoclonus

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