A detailed account of heat stroke
Muhammad Nehal Nadir, Bharti Kachela, Neeha Nadir, Zehra Khan
Heat stroke is defined as hyperthermia or exceptionally high fever which occurs due to soaring body temperatures above 41.1°C (106°F) associated with pathophysiological changes that result in neurologic, multi-organ system dysfunction and death. Characterized by CNS dysfunction, it is also responsible for a number of organs malfunctioning of the body and is basically of two types. Various pathophysiological changes occur in the body which consequently leads to a heat stroke.