Diphtherinum

Natural History.
     Potentized Diphtheritic Virus

General.
     Adapted to patients prone to catarrhal affections of respiratory organs, scrofulous individuals. Diphtheria, laryngeal diphtheria, POST-DIPHTHERITIC PARALYSIS. Malignancy from the start. Glands swollen; tongue red, swollen; breath and discharge very offensive. Diphtheritic membrane thick, dark. Epistaxis; profound prostration. Swallows without pain, but fluids are vomited or returned by the nose.

Relationship.
     Compare: DIPHTHEROTOXIN (Cahis) (Chronic bronchitis with rales. Cartier suggests it in the vago-paralytic forms of Bronchitis of the aged or in toxic bronchitis after grip.)

Dose.
     Thirtieth, two-hundredth or C.M. potency. Must not be repeated too frequently.