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cluelessmedic:

Kernicterus 

  • post-mortem specimen showing bilirubin deposition in the basal ganglia (yellow deposits)
  • a complication of neonatal jaundice, long term complications include learning disability, hearing loss, movement disorders
  • avoided through the use of phototherapy and exchange transfusion to reduce hyperbilirubinaemia

(Source: tddbrtn)

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odditiesoflife:

Another photograph from the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  Heads and baby arms.

(Source: dickvirulentus)

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(Source: ntshai)

fuckyeahmedicalstuff:

Gunshot wound to heart - High-velocity medium-caliber bullet


hackelini:

Some pictures from the Body Worlds exhibit! There was much much more and a lot of explanation for organs’ duties, how cells work and the like and
it was just very interesting and exciting. The atmosphere there sure was one of a kind

weirdvintage:

Mother cat stops traffic, New York, July 1925 

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