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 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...

01 August 2011

A 1938 autopsy specimen from a 46 year old man who had "not had a day's illness" from childhood until...

01 August 2011

A 1911 autopsy specimen from a man aged 40 years, who was admitted under Dr. Shaw for pain in the left loin. He had had...

01 August 2011

A 1954 autopsy specimen consisting of a slice of indurated lung showing bronchiectasis and cystic cavitation with...

01 August 2011

A 1911 autopsy specimen from a man aged 40 years, who was admitted under Dr. Shaw for pain in the left loin. He had had...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 62 year old man, who collapsed in a cinema at 15:45 complaining of pain starting in the...

01 August 2011

A sagittal section of primate brain showing cysticercosis.

01 August 2011

A 1964 autopsy specimen from a 76 year old woman admitted in congestive heart failure. A rumbling apical diastolic...

01 August 2011

Autopsy specimens from a 35 year old male with known HIV infection. He was admitted to hospital with diarrhoea and...

01 August 2011

Two surgical resection specimens. The first,consists of half of an amputated left foot showing a well marked mycetoma...

01 August 2011

A 1977 autopsy specimen from a 47 year old female. For 5 years she had had progressive leg weakness, inco-ordination of...

01 August 2011

An incidental finding at autopsy on a man of 70, a hypertensive subject who collapsed and died of heart failure at home...

01 August 2011

A 1946 autopsy specimen from a 67 year old female admitted with loss of energy and drowsiness. On examination, she was...

01 August 2011

A 1969 autopsy specimen from a woman of 56 who had a history of 5 years of increasing breathlessness. Eighteen months...

01 July 2011

A resin cast preparation of the coronary arteries demonstrating the minimal but definite collateral circulation between...

01 July 2011

A 1935 autopsy specimen from an adult male resident in an endemic area of Chagas disease, Minas Gerais, Brazil. No...

01 July 2011

1954 autopsy specimens from a 69 year old woman. She complained of pain in the chest during the day, retired to bed at...

01 July 2011

A 1946 autopsy specimen from a 29 year old man, engaged in excavation work at Chingford, was knocked down and crushed...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 59 year old man admitted with chest pain. An antero-septal infarct was diagnosed. He...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 34 yr old woman with dilated cardiomyopathy who had been in congestive cardiac failure in...