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 case is reported of hydatid cyst of the right hemisphere of the brain in an adult British male who had spent several years in Palestine and Syria. The difficulty of diagnosis in this case is discussed. A possible source of infection of foreigners and others is suggested.
From the Department of Pathology, American University, Beirut, Syria.