Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday – Pus pastries

Check out these diseased delicacies made by my lovely students!

Clockwise from top: Pus-filled cupcake, maggoty wound, band neutrophil, infected cuts. Tasty!

Clockwise from top: Pus-filled cupcake, maggoty wound, band neutrophil, infected cuts. Tasty!

Bringing the two greatest things in life together: food and pathology!

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Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday – Lunch Autopsy

A biopsy of two strange lumps look like this under a microscope:

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What is that? Fat, skeletal muscle, nerves, epithelium, and bone? Some sort of strange, mixed tumour maybe?

Oh no, wait. My bad guys. It’s just lunch.

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Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Beefy Buns

It’s apparently football season, and McDonalds is getting into the spirit. But you know what they say; “one man’s football is another man’s offal”. Don’t you think this burger bun looks a little familiar?

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cow kidney vs. burger bun

Maybe they should’ve called it The Renaldo Burger…

(Images from Reddit.com and Quizlet.com. Can you guess the bonus pathology in this Foodie Friday post? No cheating, or you’ll get a red card and other miscellaneous football puns)

 

Edit 16/06/2014: Biologist on the Edge clued us in; the unusual colour of this kidney is due to amyloid accumulation, making it look yellow and pale and about as appetising as a certain fast food restaurant…

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Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Para-cakes!

Check out these parasite pancakes; pathology never looked so good!

Gotta catch 'em all!

Gotta catch ’em all!

 

These delicious and sometimes deadly delicacies were created by Nathan Shields over at Saipancakes. Head over for more inspired edibles!

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Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday

How would you describe this microscope slide?

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sesamoidstreet: It looks like a crunchie bar.

vetforensics: Multiple sections from tissue of unknown origin are examined.  The sections are composed of a crystalline matrix–

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vf: –interspersed with regular, ovoid, refractile material.  No cells or other connective tissues are observed in the examined sections to suggest an anatomical location.

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vf: The changes are consistent with a crystalline structure, likely from a urolith, centre of a chronic abscess, or other mineralised accumulation.

ss: It’s actually…

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ss: … a crunchie bar.

(Beware over interpreting histology.)

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