Table 3

Application of the features of an apallic syndrome to patients in the state of akinetic mutism

Patients in the state of akinetic mutism, n = 7 (group 1)n%
1 Coma vigile
2 Disturbance of the normal sleep-waking cyclexxxx457
3 Primitive patterns to sensory stimulixx229
4 Lack of emotional reactionsxxxxx571
5 Abnormal position of the limbsxx229
6 Oculovestibular reflexes and reflexes of position
7 Primitive motor patternsxx229
8 Vegetative dysregulationxx229
Symptoms of the individual patients (n)132434
  • x = present.