Case Number 65

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
Part of the Archimedes book series (ARIM, volume 54)


The long discussion adjoining this case raises a number of important issues. First, Xu alludes to spontaneous recovery from a Cold Damage disorder. Xu’s friend, the patient, was recuperating but did not wait until he was completely better. On a cool, windy day he went outside to relax. His disorder flared up again and then transformed into Ague disorder. This also implies that local weather conditions can be agents of Cold Damage pathogens. In the discussion, Xu discusses Ague in great detail, and refers readers to the relevant, detailed section of the Plain Questions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asaf Goldschmidt
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  1. 1.Department of East Asian StudiesTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Visiting ProfessorRenmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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