To this affection women are less subject than men. There is also a greater mortality among male patients than female.

The influence of sex over disease is apparent, as we have seen, in many of the most common and serious maladies, in reference to the liability to attack, the character of the invasion, and its mortality. Each sex is also subject to its peculiar disorders. A few words upon those peculiar to men will not, we trust, be without practical value.