—T. P., aged 11, an Italian, was admitted to the University Hospital on Aug. 15, 1908. His father, mother and one brother were living and well. One sister had died, aged 15, cause unknown. The patient had never been sick before his present illness.
—He had been sick ten days, and in bed seven days before coming to the hospital. At first it was noticed that he stopped playing and would lie around the house most of the day. Later he complained of headache and general pains all through his body. He developed a severe diarrhea and became so weak he could scarcely move. He had no hemorrhage from the nose.
—General: The patient was a well-developed boy with moderate wasting of the muscles and subcutaneous adipose tissue. The bony skeleton was well proportioned and the chest normal in shape. The patient's mental condition was