University of Illinois at Chicago Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
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Melanoblastoma multiple metastases
Melanoblastoma multiple metastases
TitleMelanoblastoma multiple metastases
CaptionCaption from the slide: Melanoblastoma Multiple Metastases
CreatorBailey, Percival, 1892-1973
Date of OriginalJanuary 1942
DescriptionAs found with the documentation: MELANOBLASTOMA MULTIPLE METASTASES L.W. NA 124/42 55 yr. old male Jan. 1942 Cough for 5 weeks followed by occipital headache and dilation of the right pupil. Progressive downhill course with diziness, ataxic gait, mental confusion and very severe headache. Examination revealed bluish non-tender subcutaneous nodules varying in size from a small pea to a hazel nut. Severe papilledema wiht hemorrhage, dilation of the right pupil, right hemiparesis, slurred speech. Biopsy of skin revealed melanoblastoma. Autopsy revealed widespread melanotic metastases. Primary site could not be determined.
NotesLabels on piece: dymo label: 07-076
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_1007
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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