University of Illinois at Chicago Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
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Tuberculoma of the cerebrum
Tuberculoma of the cerebrum
TitleTuberculoma of the cerebrum
CaptionCaption from the slide: TUBERCULOMA of the CEREBRUM 25/1939
CreatorBailey, Percival, 1892-1973
Date of Original1939
DescriptionAs found with the documentation: 25/1939 48 year old, white female who had history of two ""nervous breakdowns"" coincident with stress situations and was admitted to Kankakee State Hospital at age of 33. She had visual, auditory and somatic delusions, was untidy, disoriented and indifferent. Thyroidectomy was performed 8 months prior to death. The patient's paternal grandfather died in Elgin; a sister was committed to Chicago State Hospital in 1926; one brother was repeatedly committed to Elgin State Hospital. Both siblings were diagnosed dementia praecox. Autopsy revealed parenchymatous degeneration of the liver and kidney and possible miliary tuberculosis of both lungs.
NotesLabels on piece: dymo label: 03-016; green dymo: 232
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_0629
RightsThis image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and education purposes. The University of Illinois at Chicago Library and Department of Neurosurgery do not claim exclusive ownership of the copyrights to all the original documents. We are simply granting permission to use images in our collections. This permission is nonexclusive and nontransferable. For permission to publish, distribute, or use this image for any other purpose, please contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607. Phone: (312) 996-2742; email:
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