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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 13


371 If it be choler; the imposthume engendered is called erysipelas. If it be inflammatory melancholy that is strongest, the imposthume called cancer ulceratus is formed (at first?). If acid melancholic humour is strongest therein, then is formed the imposthume called sclerosis, that is a hard imposthume. If sanguine humour is strongest, the imposthume called carbuncle is formed, for it reddens like a coal of fire, the which is a compound imposthume.