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Unconsciousness, upward gazing lockjaw, neck rigidity, opisthotonos, contracture of limbs with fever, headache, cough, congested throat, thirst and irritability.  This is due to invasion of heat

T: -

P: Rapid, string-taut

Acute infantile convulsion (Invasion of seasonal pathogenic factors)

 

Yintang / DU 26 / LV 3

 

DU 14 / LI 11 / Jingwells

2

Unconsciousness, upward gazing, lockjaw, neck rigidity, opisthotonos, contracture of limbs with anorexia, vomiting, abdominal distention and pain, sputum gurgling in the throat, constipation or defecation with stinking smell.  This is due to phlegm heat

 

T: -

P: -

Acute infantile convulsion (Accumulation of Phlegm Fire)

 

Yintang / DU 26 / LV 3

 

SJ 18 / REN 14 / LI 4 / ST 40

3

Unconsciousness, upward gazing, lockjaw, neck rigidity, opisthotonos, contracture of limbs with no fever, but cold limbs, disturbed sleep or lethargy.  Crying and fear after waking and intermittent contraction of muscles, the convulsion is due to sudden fright.

 

T: -

P: -

Acute infantile convulsion (Sudden fright)

 

Yintang / DU 26 / LV 3

 

Sishencong / PC 8 / KD 1

4

Emaciation, pale complexion, lassitude. Lethargy with eyes open, intermittent convulsion, cold limbs, loose stools containing undigested foods, clear and profuse urination

 

T: -

P: Deep, weak

Chronic infantile convulsion

 

DU 20 / 24 / REN 4 / SP 6 / ST 36

 

Sp & Kd yang Xu: UB 20 / 23 / REN 12

Xue Xu: LV 3 / KD 2

5

Abdominal distension accompanied by borborygmus and frequent fits of pain.  The fit of pain is followed by bowel movements and the pain will be relieved after defecation. Marked by presence of undigested milk and food in the fecal discharge, frequent eructation, and anorexia

 

T: Sticky coat

P: Rolling, full

Infantile diarrhea (Overfeeding)

 

ST 25 / 37 / Sifeng

 

REN 11 / 6

6

Abdominal distension accompanied by borborygmus and frequent fits of pain.  The fit of pain is followed by bowel movements and the pain will be relieved after defecation.   Loose stools with yellow color and offensive smell, abdominal pain, fever, thirst, burning sensation in the anus, scanty and dark urine

 

T: Yellow, sticky coat

P: Rolling, rapid

Infantile diarrhea (Damp Heat)

 

ST 25 / 37 / Sifeng

 

LI 11 / 4 / SP 9

7

Gradual onset of slight fever or tidal fever in the afternoon, dryness of the mouth, abdominal distension, and diarrhea with offensive odor, rice-water-like urine, crying with irritability and anorexia.  Then distended belly with protruding umbilicus due to internal stagnation, sallow complexion, emaciation, scaly dry skin, sparse hair.  If craving of unnatural articles of food are present the malnutrition is probably due to parasites.

 

T: Dirty, sticky coat or no coat

P: weak

Infantile malnutrition

 

REN 10 / UB 20 / 21 / ST 36 / SP 3 / Sifeng

 

Parasites: Baichongwo

8

At the onset there are chills and fever, redness, pain and swelling unilateral or bilateral parotid regions, and dysmasesia.  Then the pathogenic heat is intense, the redness, pain and swelling in the parotid region are more marked and there are pain and swelling of the testis, high fever with irritability, dryness of the mouth and constipation, dark urine

 

T: Yellow coat

P: Superficial, rapid

Mumps

 

ST 6 / SJ 17 / 5 / LI 11 / 4

 

Chills and fever: LU 7

High fever: DU 14 / 12 Jingwells

Swelling of the testis: LV 3 / 8