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Letter to the Editor

Reply to Azithromycin and Catatonic Symptoms

Maria Teresa Plana, MD, and Jordi Blanch, MD, PhD

Published: February 15, 2007

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Sir: Dr. Ahuja points out the importance of considering organic catatonic disorder in a patient with new-onset catatonia and expresses concern that we did not focus on that issue in our case report.1

First, our case report was based on a patient who was admitted to the medical emergency room with a diagnosis of catatonic syndrome. Past history of psychiatric disorders and current organic causes of the flu syndrome were absolutely excluded.’ ‹’ ‹

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