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Multiple Pathologies
Multiple Pathologies

This medical exhibit features a full body view revealing the brain shown transparently behind the forehead, the anatomy of the throat and upper airway, the various muscles of the body, the lungs and the colon. This image points out the various injuries and pathologies involved in this case with arrows pointing from the labels to the appropriate body regions and organs. This includes the dysphagia, colitis, pneumonia, central pontine myelolysis, and deformities of the right and left feet and ankles. Also, the body is surrounded by a blue glow from the neck down representing the quadriplegia. One enlarged view of the brain includes enlarged views of the right and left feet and ankles. A sagittal (side cut-away) view of the brain and brain stem allows us to show a discoloration within the pons representing the CPM. The enlarged views of the feet and ankles illustrates the various pathologies of these regions in greater detail. The enlarged view of the left foot reveals the severe forefoot deformity with plantar flexion contractures of the 1st through 5th metatarsophalangeal joints, the hallux medial eminence bunion, the fixed hammertoe deformities of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th toes and the left ankle equinus contracture. The enlarged view of the right foot reveals the hallux rigidus and fixed plantar flexion deformity of the metatarsophalangeal joint, the hallux medial eminence bunion, the equinus deformity of the ankle, the hammertoe deformity of the 2nd through 5th toes and the plantar flexion deformity of the 2nd through 4th toes.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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