Catatonia

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HAPPY ENDING: A CASE OF CATATONIA AND MUTISM IN PATIENT WITH RENAL FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old female with CKD5, ESRD, HIV on ARV (abacavir, dolutegravir, lamivudine) was admitted for sepsis and diagnosed with an iliac vein hematoma. She underwent three different operations, and on the third day [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HAPPY ENDING: A CASE OF CATATONIA AND MUTISM IN PATIENT WITH RENAL FAILURE

TREATING CATATONIA IN THE PSYCHOTIC PATIENT: THE BANE AND BOON OF BENZODIAZEPINES

Case Presentation: A twenty-two-year-old male with unknown history was brought in with altered mental status (AMS). On exam he was lying in bed, clutching a taco sauce packet mid-air as if perpetually about to pour; [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:52+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TREATING CATATONIA IN THE PSYCHOTIC PATIENT: THE BANE AND BOON OF BENZODIAZEPINES