Naked Pathology

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

01 September 2011

A 1971 autopsy specimen from the Dreadnought hospital. The specimen, an incidental finding, comprises a male urethra...

01 September 2011

A surgical resection specimen from a 35 year old man. He presented with right hypochondrial pain of 10 months duration...

01 September 2011

A 1958 operative resection specimen comprising an appendix removed from a 20 year old man who presented with classic...

01 September 2011

First specimen: A surgical resection specimen from a 57 year old woman who had had intermittent attacks of severe upper...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 76 year old female who presented with headaches and was found to have a berry aneurysm....

01 September 2011

A 1931 autopsy specimen from a man, aged 71, who had had a coronary occlusion two and a half years prior to his death....

01 September 2011

A liver from a woman aged 55 from Dominica who suffered from Schistosomamansoni infection. Death was due to...

01 September 2011

An incidental finding from an autopsy on a 72 year old lady dying of ischaemic heart disease in 1978.

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 40 year old woman had increasing dyspnoea for thirteen years with recent attacks of winter...

01 September 2011

A 1974 autopsy specimen from a 72 year old obese woman who had had a history of gallstones for many years. For the two...

01 September 2011

An 1864 autopsy specimen from a 36 year old man admitted for stricture of the urethra. When about to be discharged,...

01 September 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 71 year old man, who died of heart failure due to hypertension. There had been no...

01 September 2011

A 1998 autopsy specimen from a 35 year old Ugandan female, who presented at the late stage of Aids with a CD4 count of...

01 September 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 43 year old woman with von Recklinghausen's Disease (neurofibromatosis) who...

01 September 2011

A 1928 operative resection specimen from a 40 year old man admitted with symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Six years...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 13 year old boy who died of staphylococcal septicaemia. No other clinical details are...

01 September 2011

An 1861 autopsy specimen from a 32 year old woman admitted for enlargement of the abdomen. She died a week after her...

01 September 2011

A 1958 autopsy specimen from a patient who died of a'byronesque' massive pulmonary haemorrhage due to...

01 September 2011

A 1912 autopsy specimen from a 73 year old man who presented with acute abdominal pain of four days duration,...

01 September 2011

A 1904 autopsy specimen consisting of the heart opened to demonstrate hydatid cysts in various stages of evolution. No...

01 September 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a fatal case of Weil's disease (leptospirosis) comprising halves of both kidneys. No...

01 September 2011

An historic autopsy specimen from a 32 year old rent collector seen in consultation by a Guy's physician six weeks...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 42 year old man admitted with a six week history of colic often with bouts of vomiting. The...

01 September 2011

A 1917 autopsy specimen from an officer in the British army in France who until the day before his death was in robust...