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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

PR2.7112, 1948-1955

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.7112
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 40 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; dysphasia; facial paresis; spasms; epilepsy; and seizures. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1948-1955

PR2.10605, 1951

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.10605
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 24 at first examination in 1951. Conditions mentioned include: epileptic attacks. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1951

PR2.10657, 1951

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.10657
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, notes and correspondence relating to male patient fromEdinburgh and the Lothians aged 4 at first examination in 1951. Conditions mentioned include: cerebral atrophy; thrombophlebitis; epilepsy; ataxic gait; and hypotonic movements. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1951