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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:

PR2.8639, 1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.8639
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, autopsy report, reports and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 51 at first examination in 1950. Conditions mentioned include: acoustic neurinoma; disseminated sclerosis; hemi-paresis; gait disorder; papilloedema; deafness; vision disorder; tremor; demyelination; epilepsy; and seizures. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1950

PR2.8900, 1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.8900
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and notes relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 43 at first examination in 1950. Conditions mentioned include: myasthenia gravis; ptosis; headache; double vision; epilepsy; and seizures. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1950

PR2.13799, 1954-1962

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13799
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 40 at first examination in 1954. Conditions mentioned include: parasagittal meningioma; headache; visual disturbances; lassitude; blindness; tremor; weight gain; personality change; incontinence; epilepsy; and fits. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1954-1962

PR2.16122, 1956

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.16122
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 60 at first examination in 1956. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; epilepsy; seizures; confusion; altered behaviour; homonymous hemianopia; drowsiness; hemiparesis; papilloedema; chest infection; gait disorder; and tremor. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1956