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HistoQuarterly: PYOGENIC GRANULOMA

Working in a histology lab means that I get to see a lot of what our body looks like under the microscope.  Quarterly I will share with you some of my photos from the microscopic world of our inner space and tell you a little bit about what we’re looking at. This quarter we’re going to take a look … Continue reading

Ask the expert: MELANOMA

Summer has officially arrived in the northern hemisphere, and when those elusive hot days grace us, a lot of us spend a lot more time in the Sun. Protecting ourselves from the Sun’s harmful UV-rays is something that is diligently advised because of the carcinogenic nature of the damage caused in sunburn. Melanoma is one … Continue reading

HistoQuarterly: SUPERFICIAL SPREADING MALIGNANT MELANOMA

Working in a histology lab means that I get to see a lot of what our body looks like under the microscope.  Quarterly I will share with you some of my photos from the microscopic world of our inner space and tell you a little bit about what we’re looking at. This quarter I’m returning … Continue reading

I was diagnosed with pityriasis rosea

At the end of February, 2009, for approximately 3 weeks, I presented with itchy red scaly plaques on my abdomen and it was diagnosed as pityriasis rosea.  This was characterised by red oval-shaped spots and the presence of a larger very distinctive “herald lesion” that appeared about a week previous to the smaller spots.  This … Continue reading

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Della Thomas

Della Thomas

Hello, my name is Della and I'm a Specialist Scientific Lead in histological dissection working for the NHS in England.

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