Forensic pathology education

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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.

And well, it just doesn’t get any more clear •cut• than this. Diagnosis? #forensics #forensicpathology #forensicpathologist

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 …

UK Universities


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

3D Printing in Medicine

3D Printing in Medicine: A Practical Guide for Medical Professionals<p>edited by Frank J. Rybicki, Gerald T. Grant

3D Printing

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. …

United States

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


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



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


History of Pathology

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

Chronic alcohol, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, massively dilated portal vein collaterals (gastric and splenic), esophageal varices, 1000mL blood in stomach d/t acute upper GI bleed. #pathology #gipath #LiverPath #alcoholawareness #forensics #forensicpathology

Fetal erythrocytes 😍 #pathology #histology

Giles Maskell: Radiology without context becomes a game of “Where’s Wally”

When it comes to image interpretation, context can be all-important<p>A physician friend posted a photo on our group chat with the caption: “Where am …

Vesicular swellings and thick hyaline wall, “looks bubbly” may make you think of Fusarium when you see angioinvasive fungus #Dermpath

Our Secret Language


Medical detectives: pioneering forensic pathologists

In spite of the current obsession of television producers portraying forensic pathologists as willowy blondes, aged twenty-five, this macabre …

Medical Journals

Abdominal Pain - Causes #meded #foamed #usmle #medicine #medstudent #medschool

How 'Talking' Corpses Were Once Used to Solve Murders

For centuries, oozing wounds were seen as proof of guilt in court—but even in death, women’s testimony was considered less credible than men’s.<p>From unreliable hair analysis to mishandled DNA samples, modern forensic science has seen its share of troubles. But there’s still plenty to be thankful for …


The Gruesome History of Making Human Skeletons

From quicklime to boiling to bugs.<p>Here are some instructions for preparing human bones for display, from circa 1543:<p>Step 1. Acquire a corpse. No, no …


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The Law and the Dead

BBC Radio 4 - Law in Action, The Law and the Dead

With a report due on the findings of an inquiry into the nuclear industry's use of organs from dead workers for medical research, Clive Coleman examines the law governing what happens to your body when you are dead and what it means for people who want to give away - or even sell - bits of …

United Kingdom

A man regained consciousness after 15 years in a vegetative state. But what does that really mean?

We’re terrible at defining the difference between life and death.<p>It’s difficult to agree on one definition of consciousness, so it’s confusing to read reports that someone who was in a coma for 15 years suddenly regained it. What does it mean to be aware of yourself and the world around you? If you …

Histology Guide - A Virtual Histology Laboratory

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