Forensic pathology education

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Guidance: Sudden unexpected death: medical investigation

This guidance provides advice on dealing with the initial stages of a sudden and unexplained death, for those cases where a decision is made that …

Forensics

Criminal Corpses Home

Welcome to the online exhibition for the University of Leicester's, Wellcome Trust funded, Harnessing the Power of the Criminal Corpse Project. 

Wellcome Trust

Food eponyms in Pathology

[1] Gibson ME. The identification of kala-azar and the discovery of Leishmania donovani. Med Hist. 1983;27(2):203. [PMC free article] [PubMed]<p>[2] …

PubMed

D. L. Wolfe 🐺MD on Twitter: "A very clear cut case for #pathboards. Things to think about for questions: 1. Which cells are present? 2. How old is the infarct? 3. How many days after onset of infarct did this heart rupture? #forensics #forensicboards… https://t.co/AYiZy1t81i"

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Elderly. Found collapsed. Autopsy found acute myocardial infarction, coronary arteries unremarkable, and advanced pancreatic carcinoma. Aortic valve shown https://t.co/kjBlmAOTuU

Aspiration of a Chicken Bone

A 78-year-old man presented to the emergency department with stridor, shortness of breath, and fever (38.1°C). Five days earlier, he had come to the …

Nice example of maternal sickle cell morphology in placenta, fetal cells have protective HbF, two alpha and two gamma subunits #pathboards https://t.co/tI9rzDJ5o5

D. L. Wolfe 🐺MD on Twitter: "Solving this case with @DrMissWV ! Any guesses? #forensics… "

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Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia

Definition / general<p>In 2002, Beasley et al. first described a progressive variant of lung injury with organizing pneumonia and intra-alveolar fibrin, …

Necrotizing pneumonia. 📝 Dichotomously branched septate hyphae of Aspergillus. Forms of presentation: ↗️Colonization - lung abscess ↗️Pulmonary aspergilloma ↗️Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) ↗️Invasive aspergillosis #pathology #pulmpath https://t.co/QrQW7dVerp

Consensus statement on surgical pathology of the aorta from the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology and the Association For European Cardiovascular Pathology: II. Noninflammatory degenerative diseases — nomenclature and diagnostic criteria

Abstract<p>Surgical aortic specimens are usually examined in Pathology Departments as a result of treatment of aneurysms or dissections. A number of …

INTRODUCTION

Dr. Alan Richards Moritz (1899–1986) was one of the founders of modern forensic medicine as practiced in the United States. After receiving his …

Medicine

INTRODUCTION

Forensic pathology is defined by the College of American Pathologists as<p>the subspecialty of pathology that directs its efforts to the examination of …

Autopsy

The impact of witnessing other people's trauma: The resilience and coping strategies of members of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine. - PubMed

INTRODUCTION:<p>The coping strategies, resilience and psychological distress of members of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM) were …

Medicine

These images illustrate the gross appearance of pathological processes characterized by alveolar filling and are almost impossible to distinguish based on gross appearance. The gross appearances of of alveolar filling are virtually identical regardless of what's filling alveoli. https://t.co/4NLOy8exbA

D. L. Wolfe 🐺MD on Twitter: "And well, it just doesn’t get any more clear •cut• than this. Diagnosis? #forensics #forensicpathology #forensicpathologist… https://t.co/HF0FX5ELON"

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Phlegmasia alba dolens

<b>Phlegmasia alba dolens</b> (also colloquially known as <b>milk leg</b> or <b>white leg</b>) is part of a spectrum of diseases related to deep vein thrombosis. …

Phlegmasia cerulea dolens

<b>Phlegmasia cerulea dolens</b> (literally: <i>painful blue edema</i>) is an uncommon severe form of deep venous thrombosis which results from extensive thrombotic …

IN FOCUS: Virtual microscopy database: an update. | Bioimaging Hub News

You may remember one of our blogs from 2015 about a virtual histology slidebox in development by the Bioimaging hub? If not, link here. Well, I’m …

Trauma

Elevating patient care<p>Surgical treatment is faster and more effective.<br>• Reduces time in theater, often resulting in less invasive surgery, with greatly …

3D Printing in Medicine

City Record: Dr. Milton Helpern

<i>This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.</i><p>"A program designed to acquaint New Yorkers with the workings of City government."<p>Seymour N. Siegel, Director of Radio Communications for the City of New York, interviews Dr. …

Sectional Anatomy

Pathology Spotlight – Atherosclerosis

This specimen is an opened up section of the common carotid artery, present ascending in the neck, at the point where it divides into the internal …

Medical Research

Intussusception

This specimen shows ileo-caecal intussusception. Intussusception occurs when one section of the bowel invaginates into the section downstream of it, …

Public

Pathologists are doctors who are experts in disease. This involves closely examining tissue from patients (e.g. biopsies and specimens obtained from …

Lateral tongue biting versus biting at the tip of the tongue in differentiating between epileptic seizures and syncope