akinetic mutismmedical dictionary

Subacute or chronic state of altered consciousness, in which the patient appears alert intermittently, but is not responsive, although his/her descending motor pathways appear intact; due to lesions of various cerebral structures.

Synonyms: coma vigil.

(05 Mar 2000)

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