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Trepanation

Trepanation – history and pictures

Trepanation – history and pictures Trepanation is a surgical manipulation, consisting of drilling the skull or other bones. Everywhere in the world, where traces of old civilizations have been found, there is evidence of cranial trepanation....
Teratoma tumor

Teratoma tumor – types and images

Teratoma tumor – types and images The name of the teratoma tumor comes from the word Teras, which means monster. The life of every person starts from a single fertilized cell, called zygote. When this cell is divining, during pregnancy,...
Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs

Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs

Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs   Peribronchial are found  unevenly scattered granulomas the size of the millet grain (milium). In some of them dominate a central caseous necrosis area, and in others...
Meningioma

Meningioma – pathology and images

Meningioma – pathology and images Meningioma   Benign tumor composed by oval or slightly spindle cells, which are arranged concentrically, like bulb. Often, at the centre of these structures is found a hyalinized blood vessel...
Neuroma

Neuroma – pathology and pictures

Neuroma – pathology and pictures Neuroma     Benign tumor of nerve sheaths with fascicular structure. Tumor cells have elongated shape and indistinct borders. Nuclei are soft, rod, ‘cigarette-like’. At some places they...
Glioblastoma multiforme

Glioblastoma multiforme – pathology and pictures

Glioblastoma multiforme – pathology and pictures Glioblastoma multiforme     Extreme cellular atypia! Different in shape – (round, polygonal, starry-like) and size tumor cells are located chaotically in a ‘net’ of ...
Astrocytoma

Astrocytoma – pictures and pathology

Astrocytoma – pictures and pathology Astrocytoma     Tumor parenchyma is composed of starry-like cells, resembling the normal astrocytes. Cells correlate with each other with multiple cell projections and form characteristic...
Tuberculosis leptomeningitis

Tuberculosis leptomeningitis

Tuberculosis leptomeningitis Tuberculosis leptomeningitis   Leptomeninges of the dorsal surface of the brain are swollen, blood vessels are with thickened walls (Aw) –tuberculotic vasculitis (endarteriitis which can be complicated...
Acute poliomyelitis

Acute poliomyelitis

Acute poliomyelitis Acute poliomyelitis     Transverse section of spinal cord at the level of cervical or lumbar intumescence. The central canal is covered with cylindrical epithelial cells. The gray substance of anterior horns...
Acute polioencephalitis

Acute polioencephalitis

Acute polioencephalitis Acute polioencephalitis   In most cases with acute viral  (memingo-) encephalitis, the histological picture is non-specific. There is a perivascular lymphocytic infiltration, sometimes mixed with leukocytes –...