One of the intermittent albuminurias, generally known as orthostatic albuminuria or orthose, has in the past been the subject of intensive study by a great many investigators whose theoretical conceptions have often been the subject of discussions among medical, as well as among biologic, authors.
Among the many hypotheses are those indicating a mechanical circulatory disturbance, a vasomotor disturbance, asthenia, an internal secretory anomaly or several combining disturbances as the causes of the phenomena mentioned.
Without going into a discussion of those various hypotheses and theories for the time being, the outcome of some clinical experiments will be explained here.
REPORT OF CASES
Case 1.—S. Z., a school boy, aged 12 years, was seen on July 10, when he had symptoms of scarlet fever, i. e., he vomited and had sore throat and fever. On July 11, he had rash and fever. He was admitted to the hospital on July