Multimedia support in the education of clinical and health care disciplines
MEFANET Project (MEdical FAculties Educational NETwork)
Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University
Committee for Information Technologies in Medicine, MU’s Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science, Masaryk University

Hypertext atlas of Fetal Pathology

Hypertext atlas of Fetal Pathology

Hypertext Atlas of Fetal and Neonatal Pathology contains clinical and histological images of various form of developmental anomalies. Virtual microscope interface is used to access histological images available in very high resolution. The Atlas is available in English and Czech.

Hypertext atlas of fetal and neonatal pathology is a free resource for pregraduate students of medicine, pathologists and other health professionals dealing with prenatal medicine. The access is restricted to registered users (registration is free). Concise texts summarize the gross and microscopic pathology, etiology, and clinical signs of both common and rare fetal and neonatal conditions. The texts are illustrated with over 300 images that are accompanied by short comments. The atlas offers histological pictures of high quality. Virtual microscope interface is used to access the high-resolution histological images. Fetal ultrasound video clips are included. Case studies integrate clinical history, prenatal ultrasonographic examination, gross pathology and histological features. The atlas is equipped with an active index. The atlas is suitable both for medical students and pathologists as a teaching and reference tool. The atlas is going to be further expanded while keeping the high quality of the images.

The main chapters of content:

  • Congenital malformations
  • Pathology of twinning
  • Congenital malformations of individual organ systems
  • Placental inflammation
  • Pathology of the placenta
  • Pathology of the umbilical cord

Teratom, Ultrasoun Down disease Mola hydatidosa

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flv Sacrococcygeal teratoma, ultrasound Play - Sacrococcygeal teratoma, ultrasoundPlay in new window - Sacrococcygeal teratoma, ultrasound 29.1.2010 15.63 MB anyone Creative Commons License
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html Hypertext atlas of Fetall Pathology Go to - Hypertext atlas of Fetall PathologyOpen in new window - Hypertext atlas of Fetall Pathology 8.9.2010 access controlled with external service Creative Commons License

Keywords: neonatology, foetopathology, foetus, neonatal, foetal, newborn, pregnancy

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Casuistics in images
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author: Marta Ježová, Sylva Hotárková, Katarína Múčková, Ondřej Souček, Pavel Vlašín, Josef Feit | organization: Department of Pathology | published on: 17.4.2008 | last modified on: 2.2.2010
citation: Ježová Marta, Sylva Hotárková, Katarína Múčková, Ondřej Souček, Pavel Vlašín, Josef Feit: Hypertext atlas of Fetal Pathology. Multimedia support in the education of clinical and health care disciplines :: Portal of MU’s Faculty of Medicine [online] 2008-04-17, last modif. 2010-02-02 [cit. 2019-08-25] Available from WWW: <>. ISSN 1801-6103.

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