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Astrocytoma

 Subject
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 440 Collections and/or Records:

PR1.875, 1934-1935

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.875
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 10 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; hydrocephalus; intracranial pressure; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1934-1935

PR1.911, 1935-1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.911
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 41 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: fits; papilloedema; an astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1935-1937

PR1.953, 1935

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.953
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 49 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: fits; fainting; astrocytoma; and oligodendroglioma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1935

PR1.959, 1935

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.959
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographs, autopsy report and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 23 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: headache; failure of vision; staggering gait; hemianopia; hydrocephalus; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1935

PR1.996, 1935-1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.996
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 13 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: optic atrophy; headache; vomiting; failure of vision; cyst; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1935-1950

PR2.302, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.302
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and charts relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 54 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: headache; and astrocytoma. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1941

PR2.391, 1941-1970

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.391
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 9 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: astroblastoma; vomiting; cyst; fits; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital following several admissions.
Dates: 1941-1970

PR2.561, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.561
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, autopsy report, notes, correspondence and charts relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians)aged 45 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: epileptic attacks; aphasia; unconsciousness; frontal headaches; failure of memory; hemiparesis; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR2.575, 1941-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.575
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 58 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: pain in neck; numbness; difficulty writing; oedema; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941-1942

PR2.577, 1941-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.577
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, charts and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 33 at first examination in 1942. Conditions mentioned include: headache; loss of consciousness; poor vision; noise in ear; fits; apathetic; papilloedema; quadrantic homonymous hemianopia; and astrocytoma. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941-1942