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New Image Sharing Platform Anyslide Opens up Digital Pathology to Everyone

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Munich, August 31 st , 2017 — microDimensions launches new cloud-based image sharing and collaboration platform, helping to overcome some of the major hurdles on the way to digital pathology. Digital Pathology is happening. While the advantages are evident and experts already predict a new generation of pathologists, only few laboratories and institutes have started planning and investing in […]

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OptraSCAN – USCAP 2017 Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence Case Contest

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN is inviting you to submit your best immunohistochemistry or immunofluorescence case for a chance to win the newly released “From Magic to Molecules: An Illustrated History of Disease”, as well as a PPT of the best cases submitted for your personal or teaching use. Please visit to submit case history, diagnosis and image […]

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Pathology 2.0 Comes of Age: Recommendations for Protecting Privacy While Motivating Education

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is an interesting article in this month’s AMA Journal of Ethics by Drs. Crane and Gardner on the use of pathology images in social media. The authors introduce the article in their abstract as “There is a rising interest in the use of social media by pathologists. However, the use of pathology images on […]

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Intestinal Strongyloides (Strongyloidiasis)

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to GP for sharing this case.  Our third one this year of this entity.  Duodenal biopsy. Apparently I like photographing this disease having published a few images before on PathologyPics a few years ago and Wikimedia Commons more recently. Here are some images of the most recent case (click image to enlarge):

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Leica Biosystems’ Aperio ePathology™ System Awarded Health Canada Clearance for Routine Diagnostic Use

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

In grade school we were taught that nearly all Canadians lived within 50 miles of the United States – Canadian border. We sent them baseball players and they sent us acid rain.  They sent us hockey players, cold fronts and oil.  We sent them football players.  Now Canada is paving the way for the safe […]

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Validating Whole Slide Imaging for Diagnostic Purposes in Pathology

A busy few weeks of news continues with announcement that the College of American Pathologists has released their much anticipated validation plan guidelines for use of whole slide imaging for diagnostic purposes in pathology and has kindly agreed to share the news with readers.  Thanks and congratulations to Liron and the panel for leading the […]

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Recent Interesting Cases

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Couple of interesting cases as seen through a Nikon DS-Fi2 camera (select image to enlarge):  

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Case of the Week @ PathXchange

| December 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

There is an interesting case of the week up at PathXchange (registration required to view) from Dr. Sumire Kitahara at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.   There are nice images of an unusual breast lesion, more commonly seen in males as I recall that has a broad differential diagnosis.  Thank you, Dr. Kitahara.  

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Case of the Week up at PathXchange

| September 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

This week PathXchange (Px) is showcasing the "Fibroepithelioma of pinkus in a 9-year-old boy" by Dr. Deba Sarma as the "Px Case of the Week".    Abstract: Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus (FEP) is a rare indolent variety of basal cell carcinoma that is typically polypoid and located on the trunk of adult males aged 40–60 years. Basal cell […]

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Pathologists needed for consensus exercise

| September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

The organizers of Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia consensus exercise need more pathologists' eyes to review cases.  They want to evaluate the reliability of the diagnostic criteria for endometrial pre-cancers; Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia (EIN) and ask you follow the below link and take the quiz. Is this EIN? Can you readily identify premalignant endometrial disease? Adenomatous hyperplasia, […]

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Visit the CAP Foundation Case of the Month

| August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

The CAP Foundation and CAP Surgical Pathology Committee, in cooperation with Aperio, post a different digitized case each month from the CAP Performance Improvement Program in Surgical Pathology Program (PIP) archives.  As part of the Foundation’s new technologies program, pathologists have an opportunity to navigate a digitized slide of a surgical specimen to diagnose diseases.  […]

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February Case of the Month

| February 19, 2009 | 1 Comment

With continued thanks to support from Aperio and specifically Dan Walker, several cases are queued for several more Case of the Month posts. You will also see a survey to post your diagnosis. A brief review of the diagnosis will follow next week.   The Case of the Month for February is from a liver […]

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December Case of the Month – 47 y/o male with shoulder mass

| December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

This will likely mark the last post for 2008 for a brief hiatus over the holidays. I would like to thank all my colleagues and readers for your continued support. I would also like to thank Aperio who have generously sponsored and supported this endeavor to support educational initiatives in digital pathology and pathology informatics […]

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Introducing Case of the Month!

| October 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

I am trying something new here.  A new case each month will be presented with hope of presenting a Case of the Week if there is interest in doing so.  Readers can respond with comments or diagnoses for a particular case and share their opinions.  This involves using some JavaScript and HTML code recently posted […]

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