While epididymitis complicating typhoid in its course, or during its convalescent period, is rare, only 102 cases having been reported up to 1909, a careful search of the literature does not reveal a report of any case which followed typhoid four years later. On account of the rarity of the condition, therefore, we find our case of sufficient interest to put it on record.
REPORT OF CASE
M. P., a man, aged 58, had a prostatectomy performed in July, 1924. In October of the same year, he contracted typhoid. During a rather prolonged and stormy convalescence, he developed an acute cholecystitis. In December he left the hospital fully recovered. One year later he had a similar attack of cholecystitis; which lasted about one week. It is noteworthy that for a period of two years following the typhoid infection, the stools yielded positive cultures, but they have since, on repeated examinations, been