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Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord derived from glial cells which vary from histologically benign forms to highly anaplastic and malignant tumors. Fibrillary astrocytomas are the most common type and may be classified in order of increasing malignancy (grades I through IV). In the first two decades of life, astrocytomas tend to originate in the cerebellar hemispheres; in adults, they most frequently arise in the cerebrum and frequently undergo malignant transformation.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

PR1.7, 1925

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

PR1.776, 1934-1959

Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.776
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 42 at first examination in 1934. Conditions mentioned include: epilepsy; seizures; headache; ependymoblastoma; cyst; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1934-1959