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



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


Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

December 22, 2016