Medical and Surgical Report of the Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York

1900 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
This volume is a reprint of three long articles from the Archives of Neurology and Psychopathology, a publication which we hope will not be discontinued. The first paper, covering more than one-half the book, treats of exhaustion paralysis associated with epilepsy. The author's conclusions are that the theory of exhaustion paralysis is proved both by physiologic experimentation and pathologic data. It is localized to parts participating in the local spasms or confined to those parts most
more » ... e parts most convulsed in the general seizures. This rule will be found to be followed in the great majority of cases. The temporary paralysis may become permanent and it is not necessary to invoke any other state than exhaustion to explain it. It is essentially the exhaustion of cerebral centers, and the
doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460320041029 fatcat:yauaai6unjfzlm6r6jpwpvmxre