Naked Pathology

Video commentaries of human histopathology specimens from London pathology museums. Produced by Jem Rashbass for the Royal College of Pathologists, London.

01 April 2011

Brian K., three weeks, born under the care of a midwife and not examined by a doctor never achieved more than a slight...

01 April 2011

Part of a surgical amputation specimen from an 82 year old man. An aneurysm of the popliteal artery had been discovered...

01 April 2011

A surgical diagnostic specimen from an East African patient presenting with unilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy and leg...

01 April 2011

An autopsy specimen of lung showing several hydatid cycsts in various stages of evolution.

01 April 2011

A 1976 autopsy specimen from a 57 year old man who presented with angina pectoris and then pain in his tongue. He had a...

01 April 2011

The specimen consists of transverse sections of a normal oesophagus (bottom) and seven others taken from patients who...

01 April 2011

A 1912 autopsy specimen from a 56 year old man admitted, under Mr Arbuthnott Lane, for acute pain in the right side of...

01 April 2011

A 1964 autopsy specimen from a 61 year old man who developed severe headaches in 1962 which became progressively more...

01 April 2011

A 1983 autopsy specimen from a patient who suffered recurrent pulmonary emboli from deep vein thrombosis in the legs...

01 April 2011

A 1971 autopsy specimen from the Dreadnought hospital comprising a partly hemisected testis showing multiple soft,...

01 April 2011

A 1963 autopsy specimen from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The specimen consists of a segment of sigmoid colon from an adult...

01 April 2011

An 1863 autopsy specimen from a 23 year old cattle-drover, who dropped dead while driving a beast in the streets. At...

01 April 2011

A 1942 autopsy specimen from a 53 year old man, admitted with a right sided bronchopneumonia which had failed to...

01 April 2011

From an infant of three days, who died towards the end of a plastic procedure for organisation of the gullet. It had...

01 April 2011

A 1958 autopsy specimen, consisting of the tongue, larynx, trachea and lungs from a five year old child who was treated...

01 April 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 64 year old man who had complained of diarrhoea and colic for one year. A barium...

01 April 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 65 year old man who had a routine sigmoid colectomy for malignancy. Two weeks after...

01 April 2011

The upper specimen is from a 43 year old woman who died of a subarachnoid haemorrhage. It shows an aneurysm measuring...

01 April 2011

A 1926 autopsy specimen from a 3 year old boy admitted with respiratory difficulty. It was thought that a foreign body...

01 April 2011

A 1924 autopsy specimen showing advanced amoebic ulceration of the colon. The ulcers have become contiguous and the...

01 April 2011

Deborah E., aged 9 years, had chronic glomerulonephritis with end-stage renal failure and hypertension. It was...

01 April 2011

A 1976 autopsy specimen from a 57 year old man who presented with angina pectoris and then pain in his tongue. He had a...

01 April 2011

A 1971 autopsy specimen from the Dreadnought hospital comprising a partly hemisected testis showing multiple soft,...