For the laryngologist the case to be reported will have at least two points of interest. It is, as far as I can find, a unique case of infective granulomata of throat due to the bacillus mallei. Its other point of interest lies in its microscopic and macroscopic resemblance to sarcomata of the tonsils. Virchow was the first to use the term "infective granulomata," applying it to the lesions of tubercle, lupus, syphilis, glanders, leprosy, actinomycosis and rhinoscleroma, on account of the resemblance which they show to some forms of tumor. It, however, remained for Loeffler and Schuetz, in 1882, to discover the bacillus mallei.
Mrs. H. R., aged 54, married, reported to me Oct. 2, 1893, with the history of rapid enlargement of tonsils commencing twelve months ago; for the past three months they have been their present size, and for that length of time she has had much