CASE.— —— ——, was brought into the Prince Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, May 14th, 1864, with a penetrating fracture of both tables of the left parietal bone at the anterior superior angle. He was comatose, passed urine involuntarily. He moved his arms freely; but the legs were motionless, the pupils dilated and fixed, and the right eyelid ecchymosed. A puffy swelling existed in the right temporal region. Convulsions supervened, and death ensued the same evening.