SPHERE OF ACTION
This is a special cerebro-spinal irritant, producing tetanic spasms, but differing from the tetanus caused by Nux v.
by the brain being more affected. It has a powerful action upon the base of the brain and medulla oblongata.
The letters seem to move about when reading.
Violent vertigo, so that the patient falls down.–HEMPEL.
Convulsions, with contortion of the upper part of the body and limbs; with blue face and frequent interruptions of breathing for a few moments.
The child seems well, and in great spirits, when suddenly it becomes rigid, then relaxation sets in with much prostration.
Violent shocks through the head, arms, and legs, which cause them to jerk suddenly.
Thick whitish scurfs appear on the chin and upper lip; they secrete a dampness; sometimes affect the nose.
Spasmodic hiccough in cholera.-.
During the menstrual molimina, has tearing, jerking pains in the os coccyx,– Most important in many cases of cerebro-spinal meningitis.– FROST.