A case of duodenal ulcer in a young boy associated with persistent histamine-fast achlorhydria is presented.
A descriptionption of 519 relatively mild cases of diphtheria is given.
Thirty-eight ungrafted endaural mastoid cavities were observed in order to assess their healing time, i.e. the time taken to acquire a dry and healed mastoid cavity.
A case of hydranencephaly with some previously unrecorded features is descriptionbed and the relevant literature briefly reviewed.
In conclusion I would like to suggest two alterations in the hospital routine which may help to satisfy the patient's craving for human contact and more undisturbed rest.