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Descriptor English:   Catalepsy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Catalepsia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Catalepsia 
Synonyms English:   Anochlesia
Anochlesias
Catalepsies
Cerea Flexibilitas
Flexibilitas, Cerea
Flexibilities, Waxy
Flexibility, Waxy
Waxy Flexibilities
Waxy Flexibility  
Tree Number:   C10.597.350.200
C23.888.592.350.200
Definition English:   A condition characterized by inactivity, decreased responsiveness to stimuli, and a tendency to maintain an immobile posture. The limbs tend to remain in whatever position they are placed (waxy flexibility). Catalepsy may be associated with PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA, CATATONIC), nervous system drug toxicity, and other conditions. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with CATAPLEXY
See Related English:   Cataplexy
Catatonia
Freezing Reaction, Cataleptic
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   2419 
Unique Identifier:   D002375 

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