University of Illinois at Chicago Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
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CaptionCaption from the slide: Pinealoblastoma
CreatorBailey, Percival, 1892-1973
Date of OriginalSeptember 1943
DescriptionAs found with the documentation: PINEOBLASTOMA / W.D. NA 60/43 13. yr. old male Sept. 1943 / History of headache, nausea and vomiting one year ago which was diagnosed as meningitis and treated with a sulfa drug for one week. Since that time, he had episodes of headache and somnolence. The last episode, 3 weeks before admission, was characterized by increasing somnolence, severe headache, vomiting and decerebrate fits. / Examination revealed a white male who was well oriented but who answered questions very slowly. The pulse was slow (50-60), there was papilledema bilaterally of 4 diopters and, in addition to bilateral abducens nerve weakness, he had complete paralysis of upward gaze. The pupils were small and there was right lower facial weakness. / Ventricular drainage followed by ventriculography revealed dilatation of the lateral ventricles. Posterior fossa exploration was negative. Right frontal craniotomy revealed a tumor in the third ventricle which proved to be a pinealoblastoma hisologically. He died the next day.
NotesLabels on piece: dymo label: 07-117; masking tape: 117;
HostUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Library.
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Department of Neurosurgery
SourcePercival Bailey's UIC Neuropathology Collection of Plastic Embedded, Whole-mount, Preserved Brain Specimens
CollectionPercival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
CitationCite as: [Creator], [Title], [Identifier], [Collection Name]
CreditsJames Stone, MD, UIC Department of Neurosurgery (Curation); Tibor Valyi-Nagy, MD, PhD, UIC Department of Pathology (Classification); Zsofia Valyi-Nagy, UIC Department of Neurosurgery (Photographs)
Local IdentifierDSC_1144
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