History.—Mrs. A. D., a widow, aged 45, consulted Dr. Peter Bassoe, Aug. 24, 1922, complaining of a severe pain on the right side of the face. The patient being unable to speak English, it was learned through an interpreter that several years previously she had come from Armenia to the United States. While in Asia, she had been well except for an attack of paralysis, accompanied by the inability to speak. Full recovery occurred before coming to America. During deportation from Armenia the patient had lost seven of her children and had suffered much mental agony on this account. Because of the negative physical findings and the previous history, a diagnosis of depressed mentality was made.
In February, 1923, the patient again consulted Dr. Bassoe. The severe pains on the right side of the face had persisted. Dr. Bassoe could find no organic disease and believed the