1898 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
in making the diagnosis between that and a limited cortical lesion. 1 have met with cases in which I was able to make an absolute diagnosis as to whether the paralysis was due to organic lesion or some functional disturbance. As we all know, a few hours' waiting clears the diagnosis in these cases. As a rule, in organic lesions of the cortex, only those muscles affected in the initial spaBm will be paralyzed after the convulsion is over. In paralysis due to the effect of a poison, in nephritis
more » ... nd hemiplegia, paralysis of one arm and one leg is common.
doi:10.1001/jama.1898.92450210020002f fatcat:kzt5cq4cavf4xmtfjrtwdtazqe