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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:

PR1.1030, 1935-1944

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1030
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, report and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 33 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: headache; failure of vision; vomiting; diplopia; hemianopia; astrocytoma; and seizures. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1935-1944

PR1.1046, 1935-1942

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1046
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 37 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: headache; dizziness; vomiting; haemorrhage; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1935-1942

PR1.1055, 1934-1970

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1055
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, charts, photographs, x-ray film and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 17 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: fatigue; scoliosis; neck pain; paresis; spinal cord compression ; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1934-1970

PR1.1069, 1936

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1069
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 28 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; diplopia; amnesia; aphasia; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1936

PR1.1079, 1936-1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1079
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, autopsy report and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 31 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma; diplopia; headache; papilloedema; and hydrocephalus. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital on second admission.
Dates: 1936-1950

PR1.1097, 1936/1939

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1097
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 47 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1936/1939

PR1.1152, 1936-1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1152
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 33 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: seizures; astrocytoma; and facial pain. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1936-1938

PR1.1166, 1936

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1166
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 52 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; failure of vision; shingles; unsteadiness; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1936

PR1.1241, 1936-1939

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1241
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, death certificate, autopsy report, reports, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 34 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma; failure of vision; headache; vomiting; fits; hydrocephalus; and intracranial pressure. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1936-1939

PR1.1242, 1936-1957

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1242
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 17 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: astrocytoma; diplopia; headache; vomiting; dizziness; papilloedema; and oligodendroglioma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital on second admission.
Dates: 1936-1957