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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 29


Symptoms of imposthume of the spleen: swelling, and hardness396 in the left side only; it is otherwise as regards oppilation and hardness if no imposthume be present, for then


there is hardness in them both; for the spleen is a long loose member situate in the left side, and ordained to purify sanguine humour, though Averroes says, the spleen is sometimes found on the right side, and the liver on the left (side), but since it is seldom found physicians pay no heed to it.397