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01 March 2012

A 1940 operative resection specimen from a boy of ten years. Who had acute abdominal pain at noon, vomiting twice and...

01 March 2012

An autopsy specimen from a 24 year old woman 8 weeks into her first pregnancy, taken to hospital with abdominal pain...

01 March 2012

A 1953 autopsy specimen from a 56 year old man who complained of "passing wind in the urine" for two days. A...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 45 year old woman who complained of menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea. She was a...

01 March 2012

A 1997 autopsy specimen from a 28 year old man who was known to be HIV-ve in October 1996. He presented in May 1997...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 59 year old woman admitted to hospital for a prolapsed uterus. The abdomen had...

01 March 2012

A 1930 autopsy specimen from the newly born first child of a woman aged 34 years, delivered by forceps for delay in the...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 49 year old woman who complained of abnormal uterine bleeding. No further...

01 March 2012

A 1939 autopsy specimen from a 40 year old nurse who experienced difficulty in swallowing in September 1938. In...

01 March 2012

(a) A 1947 autopsy specimen from a 30 year old woman who felt sudden lower abdominal pain and collapsed, pale and...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 22 year old woman who had a three month history of epigastric pain, stabbing in...

01 March 2012

A 19th century autopsy specimen. No further clinical information available.

17 February 2012

From DVD players and supermarket scanners to laser pointers and Bond movies, lasers are part of our lives. But just how...

10 February 2012

Huge amounts of energy are lost from power stations and cars as heat. But what if we could harness that heat and turn...

03 February 2012

Most of us have a microwave oven in our kitchen. They make heating up leftovers and the dreaded readymeal much faster...

01 February 2012

An operative resection specimen from a married woman of seventy with no children. Menopause had occurred twenty years...

01 February 2012

An autopsy specimen from a 3 year old child who had had hydrocephalus since birth. Head circumference reaching 55 cm by...

01 February 2012

A 1957 autopsy specimen from a middle aged man who had noticed seven years progressive loss of concentration and...

01 February 2012

An autopsy specimen. No clinical history is available for this specimen.

01 February 2012

A 1960 autopsy specimen from a 50 year old woman who had noticed a lump in her right breast 5.5 months prior to her...

01 February 2012

First specimen: from a 53 year old woman who died of a cerebral haemorrhage. She was unmarried and had never been...

01 February 2012

Two autopsy specimens from the 1940s, the first from a forty year old woman found dead, with her head comfortably set...

01 February 2012

A 1977 autopsy specimen from a 70 year old lady, admitted as an emergency, with drowsiness and a flaccid paralysis of...