Medical Imaging

Breathtaking Medical Photography of Lennart Nilsson+

19 weeks 16 weeks A macrophage extends a pseudopod toward an already multiplying bacteria. The egg and the sperm The...

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The Medical Anomalies you Won’t Find in Any Textbook+

Sore knee I give you my heart. I’m afraid that the CAT scan is positive! Anatomically evolved feet? Lung lovers...

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This man walked around with a paintbrush in his head for 6 hours+

When in the hand of a skilled artist, a paintbrush can be used to create beauty. But in the hands...

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Anatomy tattoo idea…+

Someone get this tattooed on top of their head—seriously—I want to start a medical imaging tattoo gallery. [by sga1120 via...

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The X-Ray Photographers+

Are you familiar with the images on the Adobe CS2 boxes? Have you ever wondered how they were created or...

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How E. coli Causes Diarrhea+

From the Wellcome Image Awards: This pair of images demonstrates how a disease-causing strain of E. coli bacteria brings about...

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Perfectly Sliced+

Transected, originally uploaded by Surfactant. From the man who brought you the Explosive Hand comes another wincing radiograph of an...

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Explosive Hand+

Hand trauma, originally uploaded by Surfactant. “Young male was holding a homemade explosive device. The fuse of the device was...

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A thong, a toe, and a screw…does not always equal a good time+

FYI, thongs are flip-flops, it’s an Australian term. Clearly the flip-flop could not be removed for the x-ray. Despite the...

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It’s like a CT scan, but for an individual cell!+

a. A 3D rendered image of a HeLa cell. The outermost layer of the upper hemisphere of the cell is...

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Have a headache? Try removing the bullet.+

Imagine living with an agonizing headache for most of your life, only to realize that you’ve had a bullet lodged...

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MRIs: Exposing all our Faults+

[via the Chicago Sun-Times] So you’re thin, feel healthy, try to eat well, and the thought of exercising at least...

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Virtopsy Videos+

I wrote a couple of posts a while back about virtual autopsy. Tracing the Bullet Wound: Virtual Autopsy Virtual Autopsy:...

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Watch Live Surgeries on OR-Live+

OR-Live.com lets you watch live surgery via webcast or view hundreds more in their archive. At first it had an...

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Virtual Colonoscopy: an appealing alternative+

Medical imaging modalities such as CT and MRI scans can be combined to produce incredible 3D images of human anatomy....

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