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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:

PR1.1381, 1937-1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1381
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 21 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; astrocytoma; diplopia; and papilloedema. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital on second admission.
Dates: 1937-1938

PR1.1403, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1403
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, charts and report relating to male from outside Great Britain aged 28 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: headaches; vomiting; horizontal diplopia; poor concentration; absences; deterioration of vision; slow speech; third ventricle tumour; and cerebral tumour. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1417, 1937-1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1417
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, photographs, notes, reports and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 38 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: dizziness; headache; glioblastoma; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital on second admission.
Dates: 1937-1938

PR1.1424, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1424
Scope and Contents typed case summary, notes, charts, report and correspondence relating to male from outside Great Britain aged 29 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: fits; epilepsy; headache; diplopia; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1444, 1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1444
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 35 at first examination in 1937. Conditions mentioned include: pyorrhoea; fits; headache; diplopia; unsteadiness; cerebral oedema; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1937

PR1.1507, 1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1507
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 15 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: headache; unsteadiness; failure of vision; stenosis; astrocytoma; and hydrocephalus. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1938

PR1.1521, 1938

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1521
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, autopsy report, notes, photographs and correspondence relating to female from outside Great Britain aged 24 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: amblyopia; amenorrhoea; headache; vomiting; hydrocephalus; intracranial pressure; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1938

PR1.1537, 1938-1947

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1537
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, autopsy report, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 13 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: unsteadiness; fatigue; neck pain; failure of vision; diplopia; hydorcephalus; and astrocytoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died on second admission.
Dates: 1938-1947

PR1.1546, 1938-1939

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1546
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports and charts relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 21 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: headache; neck pain; aphasia; and astrocytoma. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1938-1939

PR1.1578, 1938-1945

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1578
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 13 at first examination in 1938. Conditions mentioned include: failure of vision; astrocytoma; and hemianopia. Surgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1938-1945