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CASE X

In Abdera Nicodemus after venery and drunkenness was seized with fever. At the beginning he had nausea and cardialgia ; thirst ; tongue parched ; urine thin and black.

Second day. The fever increased ; shivering ; nausea ; no sleep ; bilious, yellow vomits ; urine the same ; a quiet night ; sleep.

Third day. All symptoms less severe ; relief. But about sunset he was again somewhat uncomfortable ; painful night.

Fourth day. Rigor ; much fever ; pains every-where ; urine thin, with floating substance in it ; the night, on the other hand, was quiet.

Fifth day. All symptoms present, but relieved.

Sixth day. Same pains everywhere ; substance floating in urine ; much delirium.

Seventh day. Relief.

Eighth day. All the other1 symptoms less severe.

Tenth day and following days. The pains were present, but all less severe. The exacerbations and the pains in the case of this patient tended through-out to occur on the even days.

Twentieth day. Urine white, having consistency ; no sediment on standing. Copious sweating ; seemed to lose his fever, but towards evening grew hot again, with pains in the same parts ; shivering ; thirst ; slight delirium.

Twenty-fourth day. Much white urine, with much sediment. Hot sweating all over ; the fever passed away in a crisis.

1 What other symptoms ? It is clear that some symptoms are excepted, but there is no hint what these are. As V has τὰ δ᾽ ἄλλα, " but all the other symptoms were relieved," I believe that after 0᾿γδόῃ has fallen out a phrase containing the symptoms which were not relieved.

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