ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL. A CASE OF TYPHOID FEVER COMPLICATED BY HqMATURIA AND PROSTATIC ABSCESS, LEADING TO EXTRAVASATION OF URINE

D ANDREW
1871 The Lancet  
FoB the following notes we are indebted to Mr. P. Butler Stoney, house-physician. A sailor, thirty-five years of age, a man of intemperate 'habits, who had had a slight attack of dysentery twenty years previously in India, was admitted with the following symptoms. He had a confused, stupid appearance; the tongue was tremulous, glazed at the tip, and elsewhere furred; the hands also were tremulous; the abdomen was distended, tympanitic, marbled with enlarged superficial veins, and presented
more » ... and presented special tenderness in the left iliac region. The patient was made aware of something being wrong with him when, a week before admission, while carrying a load, he was suddenly seized with a sharp pain, which darted
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