An auburn-haired girl, scrofulous, nine years old, has had sore throat two days She lives in the country and her mother dosed her with domestic remedies until she became frightened.
High fever with thirst.
Throat filled with membrane, on tonsils, uvula, soft palate, and upper pharynx.
Nose completely obstructed.
The soreness was first felt upon the right side.
1891, July 12, 1 a.m. Lycopodium 2c. B. & T., four powders, one every two hours.
July 13. Great improvement. The membrane began to be thrown out at noon yesterday.
July 14. There is less swelling of the throat which is nearly clear of membrane.
She can get some air through the nares.
July 15. Throat entirely clear; breathes through the nose.
Aug. 29. She improved rapidly and seemed well until a week ago. She then became listless.
Cold hand and feet.
Dark swellings under the eyes; worse in the morning.
Urine scanty, albuminous.
Drowsy, with frequent yawning.
Apis Mellifica CM. Fincke, one powder.
Health was restored without further medication.