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painful erythema over the neck and face

53 years old male presents with this no painful erythema well-spread over his neck and face.continuous presenting symptoms from about ...

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Acanthosis nigricans

Middle-aged female with intensely pruritic rash to neck, axillary (intertrigo?), abdomen, groin and upper extremities for 4 weeks. No response ...

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Plasmodium vivax schizonts stage in a thin smear

Plasmodium vivax schizont stage in a thin smear of a patient. Note that the number of merozoites contained in the ...

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Bilateral swelling of the jaw in cherubism

14 year old male.Condition started since he was a toddler and progressively increasing. Differentials ? Students give it a try

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Unwarmed EDTA sample

how can you explain the Hb HCT results ?

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Chronic left ankle pain on x-ray

ironically this was his chief complaint was left ankle pain for many years. "I sprained my ankle badly in a ...

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CT of acute on chronic subdural hematoma

Vomiting,coma. Anticoagulation with Warfarin. INR 4,0

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Anopheles albimanus larvae - cause of Malaria

Anopheles albimanus larvae, objective 4x #Malaria #Parasite-infections

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small bowel obstruction on x-ray

40yof 1 week post hysterectomy c/o sudden onset vomiting last bowel movement 2 d ago. Abdo pain max in (L) ...

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laryngeal cartilage chondrocytes on pathology slide

Prove your hystological knowledge. First person to name this tissue and the main structural parts will be the featured answer! ...

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lymphoepithelioma like thymic carcinoma in histopathology

this is are H&E slides of a cell block from the pleural fluid of a 61/F presenting with masses in ...

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Raynauds disease superficial healing ulcer at third phalanx

Acute #Raynauds-disease flare x 3 months to right 5th digit and right great toe. Attempted to improve perfusion with Amlodipine ...

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Fibrotic trauma of tongue progressing towards back

update to first case upload. 40 yo male, non smoker, heavy drinker. As in first upload noticed sore on tongue ...

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Subungual hematoma

PT late 20's. came into my office with thier toe like this. toe has been like this x's 3 months ...

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Fusarium soil borne fungi in culture medium

Fusarium is a genus of soil-borne fungi. Some species are known to colonize stored cereal grains not only causing losses ...

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Atopic dermatitis

Female, 60 years old. She said that three days ago she had an allergic reaction. She presented bilateral eyelid edema, ...

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Herpes simplex type II

54yof recently developed lesion on the back. painful plus blisters. Biopsy, surprisingly, identified Herpes Simplex Type II.. she has had ...

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Follicular carcinoma

Follicular carcinoma. Microfollicles without cytologic atypia and small dark clusters

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Jarisch herxheimer reaction on syphilitic patient

A 30-year-old male patient, Hatiano, with no clinical complaints, in a routine appointment, performed a treponemal positive test, VDRL: 1/64. ...

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Chagas disease vector triatomine

Triatomine vectors of Chagas Disease: Triatoma in the left and right side and Rhodnius prolixus in the middle. #Parasite-infections

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Diaphragmatic hernia on chest x-ray

70YOF presented with vague complaints of intractable pains, weakness, fatigue. Has had numerous surgical procedures on joints, including shoulder replacement ...

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Bordatella bronchiseptica in lung culture

This is from a lung culture of a chronic lung patient growing a non lactose fermenting GNR that is oxidase ...

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Leukoplakia premalignant lesion under the tongue

35 y/o non smoker, occasional drinker once a week came with the h/o this lesion for 3.5 years..not increasing drastically ...

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Axillary abscess

50yof seen in the morning by a GP for second episode of axillary abscess.. prescribed oral antibiotics.. but the cause ...

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Meningitis Cerebrospinal fluid

This is cloudy #csf in an elderly lady who came in with #sepsis and multilobar #pneumonia. She was growing #strep ...

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Bacterial testing

A local doctor in Helmand, Afghanistan assists the @DrWithoutBorders team in carrying out isolation, identification and sensitivity testing of 3,000 ...

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Bladder stones

Bladder stones post transurethral cystolitholapaxy. These were removed from a 78 year old male patient. #lablife

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BCG for intravesical treatment of bladder cancer

This is BCG for intravesical treatment of bladder cancer. In the past we've used a closed system made by Merck ...

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Leukocyte on cell smear

Note this leucocyte. It would be a segmented neutrophil or a rod neutrophil?

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Ascites fluid from paracentesis

compare these 2 totally different ascites fluid obtained from a paracentesis. The one of the first patient, had a 29K ...

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