The case here reported is noteworthy because of the fact that of the 56 cases of leptotrichosis conjunctivae observed by me it was the only one in which there was no glandular involvement, and because I have found no such case reported in the literature.
REPORT OF CASE
Roger B., aged 2 years and 4 months, was admitted to the outpatient department of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Aug. 28, 1939. The patient's father stated that the left eye had become a "little red" three or four weeks previously. Otherwise the patient had always been in excellent health. The family owned no cats ; there were cats in the neighborhood, but, so far as was known, the child had not come in contact with one of them. The result of the intradermal tuberculin test (1: 1,000) was negative.On examination the upper bulbar conjunctiva of the left eye showed an