Thursday, May 8, 2008

Inside(s), ca 1390

From Mansūr ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad's Tashrīh-i badan-i insān [The Anatomy of the Body].

Skeleton hanging out

Here is a funny picture from William Cheselden: Osteographia, or The anatomy of the bones posted on the NLM's Historical Anatomies exhibition.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Strawberries bgock...

Hemangioma, Cavernous

A vascular anomaly that is a collection of tortuous BLOOD VESSELS and connective tissue. This tumor-like mass with the large vascular space is filled with blood and usually appears as a strawberry-like lesion in the subcutaneous areas of the face, extremities, or other regions of the body including the central nervous system.

Entry terms:
· Cavernous Hemangiomas
· Hemangiomas, Cavernous
· Cavernous Hemangioma
· Strawberry Hemangiomas
· Hemangioma, Strawberry
· Hemangiomas, Strawberry
· Strawberry Hemangioma
· Angioma, Cavernous
· Cavernous Angioma