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Descriptor in English: Catalepsy
Descriptor in Spanish: Catalepsia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Catalepsia
Descriptor in French: Catalepsie
Entry term(s): Anochlesia
Anochlesias
Catalepsies
Cerea Flexibilitas
Flexibilitas, Cerea
Flexibilities, Waxy
Flexibility, Waxy
Waxy Flexibilities
Waxy Flexibility
Tree number(s): C10.597.350.200
C23.888.592.350.200
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.
Annotation: do not confuse with CATAPLEXY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Cataplexy MeSH
Catatonia MeSH
Freezing Reaction, Cataleptic MeSH
DeCS UI: 2419
Descriptor UI: D002375
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Catalepsy - Preferred
Concept UI M0003617
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.
Preferred term Catalepsy
Entry term(s) Anochlesia
Anochlesias
Catalepsies
Cerea Flexibilitas - Narrower
Concept UI M0337055
Preferred term Cerea Flexibilitas
Entry term(s) Flexibilitas, Cerea
Flexibilities, Waxy
Flexibility, Waxy
Waxy Flexibilities
Waxy Flexibility



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