University of Illinois at Chicago Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
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Prefrontal lobotomy
Prefrontal lobotomy
TitlePrefrontal lobotomy
CaptionCaption from the slide: PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMY NA 106-47
CreatorBailey, Percival, 1892-1973
Date of Original1939-1960
DescriptionAs found with the documentation: NA 106-47 38 year old female who had suffered for many years from a superficial form of von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis. Because of intractable pain along the ulnar aspect of the left forearm and hand, she had a series of operations including removal of brachial plexus rumor poste... ot section on the left side at... cervical chordotomy, ... botomy. After each... from pain for a... weeks after the... o. She was... ge from the... fronto-... had...ons rostral...y sho...ration in the...iculus, and the...chordotomy showed evidence of degeneration of the pyramidal tracts.
NotesLabels on piece: masking tape: 17; green dymo: 73
Reaction Types to Injury
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_0481
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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