Three cases of leiomyomata of the stomach are presented in one of which sarcomatus changes had taken place. The incidence of this type of tumour and the diagnostic features on X-ray examination are discussed.
Excretory urography in the infam and young child is usually rendered difficult and of lessened value because of (a) the necessity to administer the drug intravenously, and (b) the presence of intestinal gas. The former difficulty may be overcome by the addition of hyaluronidase to the contrast medium which is then injected intramuscularly. The resulting pyelograms have been found to equal those obtained by the intravenous route. The second difficulty may be met by tomography, suitably adapted for use on the young subject.
The natural mechanism of stone propulsion down a ureter is discussed. Means for aiding this mechanism are descriptionbed and a plea is made for a more conservative approach in the management of the ureteric calculus.
The results of antisyphilitic treatment of 184 Bantu, 53 of whom came from Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland and Portuguese territories, are recorded. The dosages of the drugs employed are stated. Mention is made of those who developed complications.