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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:

PR1.175, 1929-1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.175
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, photographs, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 43 at first examination in 1929. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; eosinophil adenoma; hyperplasia of pituitary gland; and syphilis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1830, 1940-1952

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1830
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographic negatives, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 41 at first examination in 1940. Conditions mentioned include: headache; failure of vision; and accromegaly. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1839, 1940-1956

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1839
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographic negatives, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 48 at first examination in 1940. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; eosinophinil adenomata; and acromegaly. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.1874, 1939-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1874
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 30 at first examination in 1939. Conditions mentioned include: headache; acromegaly; and eosinophil adenoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.654, 1932-1933

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.654
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes and correspondence relating to female patient from outside Great Britain aged 41 at first examination in 1933. Conditions mentioned include: headache; pituitary adenoma; and acromegaly. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR1.732, 1934-1948

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.732
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 45 at first examination in 1934. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; polydipsia; polyuria; headache; leg weakness; and pituitary adenoma. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.810, 1934-1957

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.810
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, photographs and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 27 at first examination in 1934. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; headache; photophobia; and adenoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR1.852, 1934-1956

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.852
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, reports, photographs, autopsy report and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 30 at first examination in 1934. Conditions mentioned include: back pain; acromegaly; and adenoma. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.10404, 1951-1954

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.10404
Scope and Contents Drawing, autopsy report, x-ray film, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 35 at first examination in 1951. Conditions mentioned include: diabetes; hypertension; acromegaly; eosinophilic adenoma; and cerebral thrombosis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR2.13195, 1953

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.13195
Scope and Contents Charts and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 25 at first examination in 1953. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; headache; and sickness. No treatment given. Patient discharged.