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Epilepsy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy).,Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

PR1.4, 1925-1933

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.4
Scope and Contents Typed case summaries, correspondence, reports, charts and photographs relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians), aged 27 at first examination in 1925. Conditions mentioned include: epilepsy; aphasia; dysmetria; jaundice; syphilis; and meningitis. Surgical treatment and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged
Dates: 1925-1933

PR1.7, 1925

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.7
Scope and Contents Typed case summaries, correspondence, reports and photographs relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland), aged 42 at first examination in 1925. Conditions mentioned include: glioma; epilepsy; papillitis; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1925

PR1.48, 1927-1976

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.48
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, charts, photographs, notes, x-ray films and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outisde Edinburgh and the Lothians), aged 36 at first examination in 1927. Conditions mentioned include: cerebral arterialised angioma; headache; anuerysm; and epilepsy. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1927-1976

PR1.66, 1927

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.66
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians, aged 26 at first examination in 1927. Conditions mentioned include: fainting; and epilepsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1927

PR1.85, 1928-1945

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.85
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, charts, notes, nurses' report book and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 46 at first examination in 1928. Conditions mentioned include: syphilitic encephalitis; headache; dysarthria; focal cerebral malaria; aphasia; and epilepsy. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1928-1945

PR1.124, 1928-1965

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.124
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 10 at first examination in 1928. Conditions mentioned include: hydrocephalus; epilepsy; seizures; polyuria; and adiposity. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1928-1965

PR1.148, 1929-1944

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.148
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 41 at first examination in 1929. Conditions mentioned include: hemiparesis; dysphasia; cerebral contusion; and epilepsy. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1929-1944

PR1.200, 1929-1935

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.200
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs, notes and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 39 at first examination in 1929. Conditions mentioned include: glioma; epilepsy; seizures; hemiplegia; and hemianaesthesia. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1929-1935

PR1.420, 1924-1934

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.420
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, nurses' report book and correspondence relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 15 at first examination in 1931. Conditions mentioned include: seizures; and epilepsy. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1924-1934

PR1.464, 1931-1932

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.464
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 26 at first examination in 1931. Conditions mentioned include: hemiparesis; cerebral palsy; seizures; hemianopia; and epilepsy. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1931-1932