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Chaerion, who lay sick in the house of Demaenetus,1 was seized with fever after drinking. At once there was painful heaviness of the head ; no sleep ; bowels disturbed with thin, rather bilious stools.

Third day. Acute fever, trembling of the head, particularly of the lower lip ; after a while rigor, convulsions, complete delirium ; an uncomfortable night.

Fourth day. Quiet ; snatches of sleep ; wandering.

[p. 229] Fifth day. Pain ; general exacerbation ; irrational talk ; uncomfortable night ; no sleep.

Sixth day. The same symptoms.

Seventh day. Rigor ; acute fever ; sweating all over ; crisis.

This patient's stools were throughout bilious, scanty and uncompounded. Urine thin, not of a good colour, with a cloudy substance floating in it. About the eighth day the urine had a better colour, with a slight, white sediment ; quite rational and no fever ; an intermission.

Ninth day. Relapse.

About the fourteenth day acute fever.

Sixteenth day. Vomited bilious, yellow matters rather frequently.

Seventeenth day. Rigor ; acute fever ; sweating ; crisis ended the fever.

Urine after relapse and crisis of a good colour, with a sediment ; no delirium during the relapse.

Eighteenth day. Slight heat ; rather thirsty ; urine thin, with cloudy substance floating in it ; slight delirium.

Nineteenth day. No fever ; pain in the neck ; sediment in urine.

Twentieth day. Complete crisis.

1 The variants indicate corruption. Can Δηλίαν be "Delian goddess" or "Delias"? The form is not Ionic.

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