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Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) is a potentially fatal reaction that can happen within the skeletal muscles of susceptible individuals when given an anesthetic. Anesthetics are drugs used before, during and after surgery to relieve pain, cause unconsciousness, and relax muscles.