ON BLOOD DISEASES.
BY FRANCIS DELAFIELD, M.D.,PROFESSOR OF THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY IN THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, NEW YORK.[Reported for The Journal.]
—This girl, gentlemen, says that she is 18 years of age; that four years ago, when she was 14 years old, she began to feel sick. When asked in what way she was sick she replied that she felt tired and weak, and her legs were swollen. She also felt sick at the stomach, and threw up sometimes. Her neighbors told her that she looked white. She improved and was better for two months, and then worse again; then she improved again, and has been going on in this way, from better to worse, and from worse to better, ever since. She says that at present she has no headache and is not sick at the