Catatonia and systemic lupus erythematosus

Z. Kronfol, M. Schlesser, M. T. Tsuang

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Catatonia has generally been assumed by many physicians to be a subtype of schizophrenia. Numerous cases have been reported in the literature associating catatonia with other psychiatric and also medical illnesses. The present report describes a patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) who presented in a catatonic state. A brief differential diagnosis of catatonia is also included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)729-731
Number of pages3
JournalDisease of the Nervous System
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1977


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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Kronfol, Z., Schlesser, M., & Tsuang, M. T. (1977). Catatonia and systemic lupus erythematosus. Disease of the Nervous System, 38(9), 729-731.