The man of Clazomenae, who lay sick by the well
of Phrynichides, was seized with fever. Pain at the
beginning in head, neck and loins, followed immediately
by deafness. No sleep ; seized with acute
fever ; hypochondrium swollen, but not very much ;
distension ; tongue dry.
Delirium at night.
All symptoms exacerbated.
About the eleventh day slight improvement.
From the beginning to the fourteenth day there
were from the bowels thin discharges, copious, of
a watery biliousness ; they were well supported by
the patient. Then the bowels were constipated.
Urine throughout thin, but of good colour. It had
much cloud spread through it, which did not
settle in a sediment. About the sixteenth day the
urine was a little thicker, and had a slight sediment.
The patient became a little easier, and was more
Urine thin again ; painful swellings
by both ears. No sleep ; wandering ; pain in
A crisis left the patient free
from fever ; no sweating ; quite rational. About
the twenty-seventh day violent pain in the right
hip, which quickly ceased. The swellings by the
ears neither subsided nor suppurated, but continued
painful. About the thirty-first day diarrhéa with
copious, watery discharges and signs of dysentery.
Urine thick ; the swellings by the ears subsided.
Pain in the right eye ; sight rather
impaired ; recovery.