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26 people appear to have died of 'evil'. I wonder what the symptoms were.


Just ran across this particular blog, looking up "milk leg". Milk leg was the term used for a woman developing a Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot) in the Femoral vein, just after birth. The coloration of the swollen leg tended to be pale, and it also tended to happen about when a woman's milk came in for breast feeding. Hence the name, "milk leg".

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