[Clinical differentiation between lethal catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a case report].

@article{Terlikowska1995ClinicalDB,
  title={[Clinical differentiation between lethal catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a case report].},
  author={M Terlikowska and M Marzański},
  journal={Psychiatria polska},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={343-8}
}
Lethal catatonia is often regarded as clinically similar to, and perhaps indistinguishable from, neuroleptic malignant syndrome. However, the two syndromes reveal differences in the mode of onset, signs and symptoms, and outcome. Lethal catatonia often begins with extreme psychotic excitement, which, if persistent, can lead to fever, exhaustion, and death… CONTINUE READING