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Catalepsy MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Catalepsy
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.350.200
C23.888.592.350.200
Unique ID
D002375
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002375
Annotation
do not confuse with CATAPLEXY
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Anochlesia
Cerea Flexibilitas
Flexibility, Waxy
See Also
Cataplexy
Catatonia
Freezing Reaction, Cataleptic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Catalepsy Preferred
Cerea Flexibilitas Narrower
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