University of Illinois at Chicago Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
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Metastatic carcinoma
Metastatic carcinoma
TitleMetastatic carcinoma
CaptionCaption from the slide: Metastatic Carcinoma 24/48
CreatorBailey, Percival, 1892-1973
Date of Original1939-1960
DescriptionAs found with the documentation: METASTATIC CARCINOMA NA 24/48 44 year old male with 3 month history of headache, occasional seizures and, during the last 2 weeks, increasing confusion. There had been a 40 lb. weight loss in 4 months and patient previously had been told that there was ""a spot on the lung that bore watching"". Patient began to develop generalized back, chest and shoulder pain, a tremor and unsteady gait. Examination revealed bilateral papilledema with bilateral juxta-papillary exudates. There was nystagmus with rapid component laterally. Deep tendon reflexes were hyperactive and left Babinski and Chaddock were positive. Ventriculogram revealed ventricular fluid under marked tension. The right lateral ventricle appeared depressed anteriorly. The patient became unconscious, responded briefly to another ventricular tap, then died on the 7th hospital day.
NotesLabels on piece: dymo label: 07-067; green dymo: 84
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_0805
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