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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 7


Indications that the disease known as hyposarca has set in: soft swelling thoughout the whole body, and if you take hold of it hard with your finger, it forms a furrow.641 The abdomen is not so swollen as in the other forms; the pulse undulating and broad; the first digestion642 whitish and excessive, whereas in the other two forms it is of the colour of blood; the urine is high-coloured at times, not from heat, but from weakness of the digestive force in the liver, which cannot separate the blood from the wateriness of the urine.