On the fifth day after the crisis the patient
relapsed. Immediately the spleen swelled ; acute
fever ; return of deafness. On the third day after
the relapse the spleen grew less and the deafness
diminished, but there was pain in the legs. During
the night he sweated. The crisis was about the
seventeenth day. There was no delirium during
In Thasos the wife of Philinus gave birth to a
daughter. The lochial discharge was normal, and
the mother was doing well when on the fourteenth
day after delivery she was seized with fever attended
with rigor. At first she suffered in the stomach
and the right hypochondrium. Pains in the genital
organs. The discharge ceased. By a pessary these
troubles were eased, but pains persisted in the head,
neck and loins. No sleep ; extremities cold ; thirst ;
bowels burnt ; scanty stools ; urine thin, and at first
Sixth day. Much delirium at night, followed by
recovery of reason.
Seventh day. Thirst ; stools scanty, bilious, highly
Eighth day. Rigor ; acute fever ; many painful
convulsions ; much delirium. The application of a
suppository made her keep going to stool, and
there were copious motions with a bilious flux. No
Ninth day. Convulsions.
Tenth day. Lucid intervals.
Eleventh day. Slept ; complete recovery of her
memory, followed quickly by renewed delirium.