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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Snout crampt

 

Definition: Lips puckered as in an exaggerated kiss (Fink and Taylor 2003.)

 

Exploration: The presence of snout crampt can be established by observing the patient with or without interacting with him/her.

 

Synonym: Snout spasm

 

Reference:

Fink M, Taylor MA. Catatonia. A clinician´s guide to diagnosis and treatment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2003, p. 243.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

December 22, 2016