The chlorate, most poisonous of all the salts of Potash, lowers the temperature, depresses and paralyses the heart, irritates the mucous membranes, producing gangrenous ulcerations from the mouth to the anus, violent acute nephritis, and profound prostration.
Face and Mouth
Gangrenous ulceration in the mouth, (exactly similar to cancrum oris), with hard swelling, profound prostration, albuminuria, haematuria, dyspnoea, etc.
Swelling of the submaxillary glands. Internal throat red and oedematous, swallowing difficult, with rawness, dryness and scraping.
Blood and mucus, violent cutting pains, great prostration.
Acute nephritis. Urine bloody, scanty, albuminous.
Heart and Pulse
Heart’s action very feeble, weak, soft pulse. Coldness in the praecordial region.
General cyanotic hue, especially of the lips and extremities.
Tendency to coldness, especially with cold limbs.