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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:

PR1.1249, 1936-1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1249
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 46 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; hypertension; glioma; astrocytoma; numbness; and fits. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1936-1941

PR1.1260, 1936-1944

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1260
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 32 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; intracranial pressure; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1936-1944

PR1.1261, 1936

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1261
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 5 at first examination in 1936. Conditions mentioned include: headache; unsteadiness; spasticity; hydrocephalus; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1936

PR1.1274, 1937-1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1274
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 38 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: fits; gas poisoning; astrocytoma; glioblastoma; and cyst. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1937-1938

PR1.1309, 1937-1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1309
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, autopsy report, notes and correpondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 34 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: leg contractions; paraesthesiae; astrocytoma; seizures; dysarthria; and psychosis. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937-1938

PR1.1341, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1341
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 12 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: neck pain; staggering; hydrocephalus; headache; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1349, 1937

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1349
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 25 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; intracranial pressure; papilloedema; staggering; diplopia; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1357, 1937-1949

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1357
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 8 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; unsteadiness; cyst; astrocytoma; and fits. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1937-1949

PR1.1358, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1358
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 12 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; failure of vision; astrocytoma; papilloedema; meningitis; and brain abscess. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1362, 1937

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1362
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, photographs, autopsy report and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 7 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; staggering; diplopia; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937