Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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'Limb Salvage Technique for Ewing's Sarcoma'Subscription
This image shows the femur of a 10 year-old boy with Ewing’s Sarcoma who underwent limb salvage therapy.
This patient presented with multiple massive keloids across her back.
A 5 year-old patient presents with this lesion, which began as a blister and evolved into the above growth over the course of 5 days.
With poor nutrition all too common, the involvement of mealtime volunteers on a ward caring for older people has led to positive outcomes for patients, staff and volunteers
'Complex Regional Pain Syndrome'Subscription
Following a total hip replacement, this 61 year-old patient developed heterotrophic ossification which was removed due to friction against the greater trochanter of the femur.
“How having just the one drink can make you look more gorgeous, according to science,” The Independent reports. But the “science” turns out to be an experiment carried out under highly artificial conditions.
'Ex vivo lung perfusion'Subscription
This image provides a rare look into ex vivo lung perfusion (ELVP), an emergent therapy applied to donor lungs to improve organ quality prior to transplantation.
This pediatric patient presented with symptoms of a fever, upper respiratory tract infection and new erythematous targetoid lesions on the abdomen and all four limbs.
Frigid weather conditions in many parts of the world are causing an increase in cold-weather injuries like frostbite.
Skull fractures associated with intracranial injury are a leading cause of traumatic death in childhood. Children with head injuries should be monitored for signs of deterioration