Lad, age six. Paralysis of left arms, oesophagus, and pharynx. Difficulty in swallowing. Liquids come out of nose. Solids cause much choking. Nasal voice. Limited motion in left arm. Cannot grasp with the hand.
Pale sickly face, waxy and shiny. When talking he throws the head back. Choking when eating. Bowels constipated, no action. Ineffectual frequent urging.
Trouble progressing rapidly. The attack began only a few weeks ago.
No history of any kind discovered in the family. Family supposed to be psoric.
Lad was poisoned by Rhus three years ago, self-cured. Talks and cries out when sleeping. Cannot abduct the arm, but can flex it feebly.
The paralysis of left is almost complete and the right is showing signs of weakness in abduction. Rash comes out on the body in heated air. Plumbum. 42m. Cured in six months.