Three cases of congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Africans are recorded. The condition would appear to be extremely rare in this race.
Benign tumours of the lung are uncommon. They are of various types and either how the symptom of bronchial obstruction or are discovered by chance on incidental radiological investigation.
During the epidemics of poliomyelitis which occurred in South Africa in 1955-56-57 a number of cases diagnosed as non-paralytic poliomyelitis were investigated and were found not to be due to poliovirus.