NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,071 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- neuroleptic malignant syndrome
- listen (NOOR-oh-LEP-tik muh-LIG-nunt SIN-drome)
- A life-threatening condition that may be caused by certain drugs used to treat mental illness, nausea, or vomiting. Symptoms include high fever, sweating, unstable blood pressure, confusion, and stiffness. Also called NMS.