A woman who lay sick by the Liars' Market, after
giving birth in a first and painful delivery to a male
child, was seized with fever. From the very first
there was thirst, nausea, slight pain at the stomach,
dry tongue, bowels disordered with thin and scanty
discharges, no sleep.
Slight rigor ; acute fever ; slight,
cold sweating around the head.
In pain ; crude, thin, copious discharges
from the bowels.
Rigor ; general exacerbation ; sleepless.
The same symptoms ; copious, fluid
discharges from the bowels.
Rigor ; acute fever ; thirst ; much
tossing ; towards evening cold sweat all over ; chill ;
extremities cold, and would not be warmed. At
night she again had a rigor ; the extremities would
not be warmed ; no sleep ; slight delirium, but
quickly was rational again.
About mid-day recovered her heat ;
thirst ; coma ; nausea ; vomited bilious, scanty,
yellowish matters. An uncomfortable night ; no
sleep ; unconsciously passed a copious discharge
General abatement of the symptoms ;
coma. Towards evening slight rigor ; vomited
scanty, bilious matters.
Rigor ; exacerbation of the fever ; no
sleep whatsoever. In the early morning a copious
discharge of urine without sediment ; extremities
Vomited bilious matters, of the
colour of verdigris. A rigor shortly afterwards, and
the extremities became cold again ; in the evening
sweat, rigor and copious vomiting ; a painful night.
Vomited copious, black, fetid matters ;
much hiccoughing ; painful thirst.
Vomited black, fetid, copious
matters ; rigor. About mid-day lost her speech.
Epistaxis ; death.
The bowels of this patient were throughout loose,
and there were shivering fits. Age about seventeen.