Hermocrates, who lay sick by the new wall, was
seized with fever. He began to feel pain in the
head and loins ; tension of the hypochondrium without
; tongue at the beginning parched ;
deafness at once ; no sleep ; no great thirst ; urine
thick, red, with no sediment on standing ; stools not
scanty, and burnt.
Urine thin, with particles floating in
it, without sediment ; at night delirium.
Jaundice ; general exacerbation ; not
Discomfort ; urine thin, and as
before. The following days similar. About the
eleventh day there seemed to be general relief ;
coma began ; urine thicker, reddish, thin2
bottom, without sediment ; by degrees grew more
No fever ; no sweat ; sleep ;
reason quite recovered ; urine as before.
About the seventeenth day there was a relapse,
and the patient grew hot. On the following days
there was acute fever ; urine thin ; delirium.
A fresh crisis ; no fever ; no sweat.
All the time the patient had no appetite ; was perfectly
collected but could not talk ; tongue dry ; no
thirst ; snatches of sleep ; coma. About the twenty-fourth
day he grew hot ; bowels loose with copious,
thin discharges. On the following days acute fever ;
In this case deafness persisted throughout ; urine
thick, red, without settling, or thin, colourless, with
substances floating in it. The patient had no power
to take food.