Naked Pathology

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

01 August 2011

A 1969 autopsy specimen from a middle aged woman who died suddenly. No further clinical details available.

01 August 2011

A 1974 autopsy specimen from a 25 year old male who died on ITU of multiorgan failure. The lung shows the features of...

01 August 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 43 year old man who collapsed at work and was taken semiconscious to his local hospital...

01 August 2011

A 1963 surgical resection specimen of a finger showing marked fusiform swelling, involving the interphalangeal joint,...

01 August 2011

From a hyperteloric child of five, pale, weak and with mild rachitic changes, who had bled slightly from the rectum...

01 August 2011

A segment of small intestine opened to show granularity and early ulceration due to schistosomiasis. No clinical...

01 August 2011

A 1957 autopsy specimen from a 55 year old man who collapsed in the street and was brought dead to the Bethnal Green...

01 August 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 22 year old man, admitted with severe bloody diarrhoea ten days duration. He had...

01 August 2011

A 1946 autopsy specimen from a 35 year old clerk, who had had rheumatic fever at the age of 13 and was confined to bed...

01 August 2011

A surgically resected specimen of a fibrosed testis and epididymis, from a Fijian patient with bancroftian filariasis...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from an 86 year old man who presented with abdominal pain. A clinical diagnosis of abdominal aortic...

01 August 2011

A 1936 autopsy specimen from a 48 year old solicitor's clerk, who had had no medical attention for twenty-five...

01 August 2011

A 1927 autopsy specimen from a stillborn foetus. Mother was a primagravida and the stillbirth occurred after an...

01 August 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from an 88 year old woman who was found lying dead on the hearthrug of her bedroom, two days...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 39 year old male who had acquired amoebiasis in India. The liver shows two abscesses with...

01 August 2011

A resin cast of the aortic root, right and left coronary arteries.

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 54 year old man, with known longstanding hydatid disease, who died of chronic renal failure.

01 August 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 42 year old man admitted for attacks of colicky pain of four months duration....

01 August 2011

An autopsy from a 75 year old woman, who was celebrating her birthday by giving a tea party when she "came over...

01 August 2011

A 1971 autopsy specimen from a child who died of diphtheria. The specimen consists of the tongue, larynx and upper half...

01 August 2011

Both atrio-ventricular valves, mitral and tricuspid, mounted side by side.

01 August 2011

A selection of autopsy cardiac specimens comprising Starr-Edwards silastic ball valves, a Bjork-Shiley tilting valve...

01 August 2011

A 1976 autopsy preparation comprising sections of coronary arteries from six different individuals who died from...

01 August 2011

A 1952 operative resection specimen from a 52 year old woman who had had a large goitre for two years associated only...