Naked Pathology

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

01 June 2011

A 1957 autopsy specimen from a 59 year old woman who was known to have been a blue baby, but survived without operation...

01 June 2011

A 1963 autopsy specimen comprising a portion of a heart showing thickening of the epicardium at the apex. From a woman...

01 June 2011

First specimen: A surgical resection specimen from a 66 year old woman, admitted from Guernsey for investigation of a...

01 June 2011

An autopsy specimen from a child with severe burns who developed a pseudomonas infection of the denuded skin and died...

01 June 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a woman aged 53 years, who had had difficulty in swallowing for about eight years before...

01 June 2011

An operative resection specimen consisting of two enlarged anthracotic lymph nodes showing extensive areas of caseation...

01 June 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a 28 year old woman who had had "a bad heart" since the age of thirteen, when...

01 June 2011

A 1967 operative resection specimen from a 58 year old woman who had previously undergone caesium treatment and an...

01 June 2011

A Ugandan autopsy specimen from a 4 year old african girl admitted with tumour of the jaw. She died two days after...

01 June 2011

An autopsy specimen from the Wellcome collection, comprising a section of liver from an elderly Kenyan male who died...

01 June 2011

An incidental finding from the autopsy of a 74 year old woman who died from bronchopneumonia.

01 June 2011

A 1969 surgical resection specimen from a 59 year old man with crippling dyspnoea due to chronic rheumatic endocarditis...

01 June 2011

A 1953 autopsy specimen from a 48 year old obese woman who had been in hospital for 5 months suffering from a...

01 June 2011

A 1975 autopsy specimen from a 67 year old woman, a diabetic, who was admitted after collapsing at home. She gave a...

01 June 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 20 year old man, who presented to his G.P. with crampy, abdominal pain and episodic...

01 June 2011

A 1942 resection specimen comprising a hemisected onchocercal nodule excised from the subcutaneous tissues of the...

01 June 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a 31 year old man who had suffered from tuberculosis of the lungs for six years and had...

01 June 2011

An autopsy specimen shows a section of the thoracic aorta just below the arch. A large dissecting aneurysm lies on the...

01 June 2011

A 1953 autopsy specimen from a 56 year old man, who was sitting in a chair at home, just after returning from his day...

01 June 2011

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

01 June 2011

A resin cast of the aortic valve viewed from below demonstrating the normal origin of the coronary arteries.

01 June 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 78 year old male. He presented with a history of flexor spasms in the legs of 4 months...

01 June 2011

Miss Valerie W., aged 21, first came under medical care at the age of 13 when she was admitted to Putney Hospital and a...

01 June 2011

A 1938 autopsy specimen, comprising a portion of right lung, from a man aged 22 who died from influenzal...