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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Snout spasm

 

Definition: Wrinkled nose with lips in a position that looks like the snout of an animal (Hamilton 1976).

 

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

 

Synonym: Snout crampt

 

Reference:

Hamilton M. Fish´s Schizophrenia, 2nd Ed. Bristol: John Wright & Sons Ltd; 1976, p. 60.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

December 22, 2016