Department of Psychiatry, Richmond University Medical Center, Island Newyork, USAFulltext PDF
Malignant catatonia (MC) - a lethal catatonia, is extremely rare, most severe, and a life-threatening manifestation which occurs either because of an underlying neuropsychiatric or general medical illness. We report a case of excited catatonia with fever, autonomic instability, and delirium-a picture of MC.
Catatonia; Psychosis; Antipsychotics; Fever; Rigidity; Malignant Catatonia
Khushbu Shah, Archna Sarwal , Andrew Pleener. Malignanat Catatonia – A Rare Presentation. Oce J of Psy & Men Heal. 2021:1(1):1-6.