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  • 06/17/13--05:58: Hydrocephalus skull
  • Hydrocephalus, also known as “water on the brain,” is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain. This may cause increased intracranial pressure inside the skull and progressive enlargement of the head, convulsion, tunnel vision, and mental disability. Hydrocephalus can also cause death. (adapted from wikipedia) Image source (sutured infection. tumblr [...]

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  • 06/18/13--06:02: Hemifacial flushing
  • Hemifacial flushing developed in a 48-year-old man after he underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy and pancreatic necrosectomy. Image from NEJM (link). Image from Peter Keogh, MB, B.Ch. After the induction of general anesthesia, a central venous catheter had been inserted into his left internal jugular vein under ultrasonographic guidance, without the use of local anesthetic infiltration. Hemifacial [...]

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  • 06/25/13--06:22: Miguel Servet stamp
  • Servet

    This 2011 stamp from Spain honors the 500th anniversary of the birth of Miguel Servet and schematically depicts the systemic and pulmonary circulatory systems. Servet is also known as Michael Servetus and Michel de Villeneuve. He was born in 1511 in Villaneuve de Sijena, Spain, and was a famous Spanish theologian, physician, cartographer, and humanist. [...]

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  • 07/21/13--06:12: Muscular Artery
  • Muscular artery. Van Gieson’s Stain is a mixture of Picric Acid and Acid Fuchsin. It is the simplest method of differential staining of Collagen and other Connective Tissue. Image from I-heart-histology (link) Other similar posts