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Acromegaly

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = A condition caused by prolonged exposure to excessive HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE in adults. It is characterized by bony enlargement of the FACE; lower jaw ( PROGNATHISM); hands; FEET; HEAD; and THORAX. The most common etiology is a GROWTH HORMONE-SECRETING PITUITARY ADENOMA.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

PR1.1190, 1936-1964

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1190
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 27 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; pain in hands; hemianopia; and pituitary tumour. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1201, 1936-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1201
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 32 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; acromegaly; fatigue; and failure of vision. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1295, 1937-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1295
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 27 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; fatigue; and acromegaly. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1328, 1937-1946

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1328
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 36 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; fatigue; failure of vision; acromegaly; and eosinophile adenoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1401, 1937-1947

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1401
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, charts and black-and-white photographs relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 37 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headaches; eye pain; hair on face; prominent nose and chin; acromegaly; cyanosis; hypertrichosis; hemianopia; and pituitary tumour. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1472, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1472
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 59 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; failure of vision; acromegaly; and syphilis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1552, 1938-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1552
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, newspaper clipping, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 15 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: headache; acromegaly; hemianopia; chromophobe adenoma; and gigantism. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital after several admissions.

PR1.1598, 1938-1949

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1598
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 25 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; amenorrhoea; and papilloedema. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1627, 1938-1939

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1627
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs, photographic negatives and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 38 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: headache; and acromegaly. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1657, 1939-1949

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1657
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, charts, photographic negatives, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 35 at first examination in 1939. Conditions mentioned include: headache; acromegaly; and diabetes. No treatment given. Patient discharged.