HISTORY OF CASE ONE.
—By Dr. Sherman. The patient is a man aged about 40. He has had no serious illness since childhood, when he had an attack of scarlatina, following which he was unable to walk for four months. He has not had syphilis. He has some dry eczema upon his forehead and about the joints. He eats well. His bowel and bladder functions are normal and he sleeps well. He has no sugar nor albumin in his urine.He gives a long account of the conditions which led to the removal of his left leg. About 1878, when it was the fashion to wear low shoes with large buckles, he had a severe pain at the top of the left instep and so discarded his buckle shoes. For some time he was then free from pain, but after awhile it returned with greater severity; it was