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  • Stefan Weiler
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    Re:No indeed

    Reply to reader's observation: The serotonin syndrome is a clinical diagnosis based on a broad spectrum of certain clinical signs and symptoms after the intake of serotonergic agents. Diagnosis of our case was based on the Hunter Criteria.1 Other sets of diagnostic criteria have been studied for the definition of the serotonin syndrome.2,3 However the Hunter Criteria were more accurate, sensitive (84 per cent vs. 75 per...

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    No indeed

    If the abstract is representative of the report's contents then it would seem rather unlikely that it makes any sense to label this case as SS (aka ST). It would not appear that any of the symptoms to fulfil the hunter criteria are present. There is no mention of the key symptoms of bilateral clonus and hyperpyrexia.

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