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Tenderness at the pit of the stomach and at the lower border of the ribs on the right side; tightness in the same region; nausea; slight fever; constipation of the bowels; jaundice; together with the various symptoms of congestion of the liver.
This disease is generally caused by errors in diet, and is almost always preceded by symptoms of indigestion, particularly by acute catarrh of the stomach, commonly known as a bilious attack. The treatment of this affection is precisely the same as that indicated in congestion and inflammation of the liver.