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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:

PR2.20631, 1959-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20631
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 7 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; headache; papilloedema; and right hemiparesis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959-1960

PR2.20639, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20639
Scope and Contents Correspondence, charts, reports, typed case summary and notes relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 60 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; headache; dysphasia; and papilloedema. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959

PR2.20779, 1943-1962

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20779
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, notes, reports and charts relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 34 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: epilepsy; left frontal malignant astrocytoma; weakness in right arm; and post-ictal dysphasia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1943-1962

PR2.20846, 1959-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20846
Scope and Contents Correspondence, typed case summary, notes, reports and charts relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 31 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma (right hemisphere); frontal headache; right-sided sensory epilepsy; and paraesthesiae in fingers. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959-1960

PR2.21024, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.21024
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes, typed case summary, reports and charts relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 44 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma (left temporal); headache; pyrexia; and bilateral papilloedema. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959

PR2.21072, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.21072
Scope and Contents Correspondence, report and chart relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 62 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; headache; right paresis; and severe dysphasia. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959

PR2.21143, 1959-1962

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.21143
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, correspondence, notes and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 57 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma (right temporal); papilloedema; epilepsy; and headache. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959-1962

PR2.21187, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.21187
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes and report relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 44 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; right-sided weakness; drowsiness; and epilepsy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959

PR2.21188, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.21188
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, correspondence, charts and report relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 53 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: malignant astrocytoma; headache; vomiting; and coma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959

The Lesions: with obvious haemorrhage, c.1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1/61A/94/2/25
Scope and Contents Demonstration board, Board 10, with five photographic prints showing the brain and sections of the brain stem. Notes accompanying the board describe the case. Titled "The lesions: with obvious haemorrhage".
Dates: c.1950