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.
The fever increased ; shivering ;
nausea ; no sleep ; bilious, yellow vomits ; urine the
same ; a quiet night ; sleep.
All symptoms less severe ; relief.
But about sunset he was again somewhat uncomfortable ;
Rigor ; much fever ; pains every-where ;
urine thin, with floating substance in it ;
the night, on the other hand, was quiet.
All symptoms present, but relieved.
Same pains everywhere ; substance
floating in urine ; much delirium.
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.
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.
Much white urine, with much
sediment. Hot sweating all over ; the fever passed
away in a crisis.