Subject Source: Medical Subject HeadingsScope Note: Notes = A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.,Created For = LHSA-Dott
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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.8613
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, autopsy report, reports, photographs and charts relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 62 at first examination in 1950. Conditions mentioned include: glioblastoma; headaches; fits; unconsciousness; amnesia; oedema; and ischaemia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.