Unusual Length of Funis.
To the Editor:
—I wish to report a case which, although by no means unique, is, nevertheless, not without interest. I recently attended a young woman, 22 years of age, in her first confinement. She was of slight figure and weighed less than 100 pounds. The child (which was found to weigh 9½ pounds) was born in a condition of asphyxia livida, a condition produced by reason of a coiling of the funis around the neck. There were five of these coils,...