The discovery of the dystrophic action of the virus of rubella is quite recent (1942).1 In special epidemiologic conditions such as Gregg reported it is difficult to trace the future effects. In Europe also2 at present it is impossible to relate this factor to the infinity of congenital anomalies afflicting the human species without taking into account others also multilating.
By chance, I had occasion to receive in my practice a case which verified Gregg's discovery.
REPORT OF A CASE
Mrs. L. M. was born on an isolated coffee plantation in one of the states of the Mexican Republic and lived there twenty-five years, with few trips to the city. At 25 years of age she married and took a wedding trip to the capital, where she remained several weeks. There she contracted rubella on May 27, 1944, and on Feb. 2, 1945 she gave birth to a