By Everard L. Napier, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. (Lond.). In charge Kala-azar research, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. Second edition. 185 pages of text with 15 charts in the text, 18 plates, and an appendix of references to literature, author index and subject index. Oxford University Press. London, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, 1927
A lone female Ascaris, passed spontaneously by a 2-year-old child, was engirdled by, and apparently strangled in, a shoe-eyelet. It is suggested that the occurrence possibly can be attributed to the worm's mating reflexes rather than to a more general tendency to probe small apertures.