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December 1923

NOTES ON A SERIES OF INTRACRANIAL TUMORS AND CONDITIONS SIMULATING THEMTUMOR SUSPECTS; TUMORS UNVERIFIED; TUMORS VERIFIED

Arch NeurPsych. 1923;10(6):605-668. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1923.02190300002001
Abstract

This discussion may be opened by calling attention to Table 1 as a point of departure for the several matters I shall briefly touch on in connection with the patients with proved or presumptive tumors at present in the hospital wards. It gives in summary a working subdivision of the cases in our tumor series up to May 1 of this year.

Table 1.—Cases in the Tumor Series Number Percentage Total Tumors histologically verified..... 868 Gliomas (so diagnosed) of all types..... 362 41.7 Adenomas (chiefly pituitary)..... 169 19.5 Meningiomas ("dural endotheliomas")..... 99 11.4 Neurinomas (acoustic)..... 77 8.9 Congenital tumors..... 54 6.2 Craniopharyngeal pouch cysts..... 42 Cholesteatomas and dermoids..... 8 Teratomas..... 4 Granulomatous tumors..... 36 4.2 Tuberculomas..... 23 Syphilomas..... 13 Metastatic and invasive tumors (varia)..... 34 3.9 Papillomas (choroid-plexus tumors)..... 13 1.5 Angiomas..... 8 0.9 Miscellaneous and unclassified..... 16 1.8 Tumors unverified but presence unquestioned... 476 Tumor suspects: probably not tumor

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