Title: Stoughton, A.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 242.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feverstypho-malarial and typhoid feversSeminary Hospital casestyphoid feveraguish paroxysms preceded continued feverrose-colored spots on chest and abdomen

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4277

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CASE 102.—Recurring chills and diarrhœa; perspirations; nothing but rose-spots on the 13th day as specially characteristic of typhoid fever.—Private A. Stoughton, Co. C, 5th Vt. Vols.; age 18; was admitted Nov. 1, 1861, as a case of typhoid fever. On October 23 the patient had chills which recurred for several days, fever, general pains, weakness, anorexia and diarrhœa. On November 2 his eyes were bright, countenance calm, pulse 88 and of fair strength, skin warm and perspiring, tongue clean at tip, moist and slightly coated at the base and in the centre, lips and teeth clean, appetite fair, abdomen soft and respiration normal; one stool was passed in the twenty-four hours. A full dose of quinine was given three times daily. On the 3d he was reported as having slept well; pulse 84, appetite good, skin natural, tongue cleaning; two stools were passed. On the following day, without any other change in the symptoms, rose-colored spots appeared on the chest and abdomen; he had one stool on this day, and after this his bowels were reported as regular. He was returned to duty on the 11th.