In Cyzicus a woman gave birth with difficult
labour to twin daughters, and the lochial discharge
was far from good.
Acute fever with shivering ; painful
heaviness of head and neck. Sleepless from the
first, but silent, sulky and refractory. Urine thin
and of no colour ; thirsty ; nausea generally ; bowels
irregularly disturbed with constipation following.
Much wandering at night ; no sleep.
About the eleventh day she went out of her mind
and then was rational again ; urine black, thin, and
then, after an interval, oily ; copious, thin, disordered
Many convulsions ; extremities
cold ; no further recovery of reason ; urine