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Hypothermia and Phenytoin Toxicity: A Case Report

Alhaj, Eyad; Alhaj, Nezam

Brief Reports

Phenytoin toxicity continues to be a common medical problem. It can present with subtle and atypical symptoms. Herein the authors report what is, to their knowledge, the first case in the literature of phenytoin toxicity that manifested solely in the form of hypothermia.

Department of Internal Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Eyad Alhaj, Riverside Medical Center, 3609 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076.

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.