In Abdera Pericles was seized with acute fever,
continuous and painful ; much thirst ; nausea ; could
not retain what he drank. There was slight enlargement
of the spleen and heaviness in the head.
Epistaxis from the left nostril ; the
fever, however, increased greatly. Copious urine,
turbid and white. On standing it did not settle.
General exacerbation ; the urine, however,
had consistency, but there was some sediment ;
the nausea was relieved and the patient slept.
The fever went down ; abundance of
urine, with concocted and copious sediment ; a quiet
About mid-day a hot, violent sweating
all over ; no fever ; crisis ; no relapse.