Clinical: Purpura. Scurvy.
Characteristics: Like Juglans regiaJug-r and Juglans cinereaJug-c, Carya albaCary appears to possess antiscorbutic properties. An exclusive diet of the nuts for three or four weeks, in a girl seven years old, produced pronounced symptoms of scurvy; haemorrhages from all surfaces; on the least excoriation of skin very dark blood gushed out. Blood gushed from gums, nose, ears, and other parts.
6. face: Face clay-coloured; swollen.
8. mouth: Gums swelled, began to bleed and turn black; could not move lips without causing profuse discharge.
12. abdomen: Swollen abdomen.
13. stool: Discharge of black blood by stool.
17. respiratory organs: Breath short, difficult; pulse quick.
21. limbs: Extremely swollen.
24. generalities: Whole body, including face, covered with livid spots from one inch in diameter to size of pin's head; largest like a bruise, smaller sometimes red like flea-bites.