Autopsy Cases
Welcome to Pathorama, one of the most extensive and freely accessible resources devoted to pathology. Pathorama provides you with high quality images and virtual slides for teaching and self-instruction covering a wide range of topics in all subspecialities of surgical pathology and cytology. Various courses, slide seminars, quizzes, and learning games for both students, surgical pathologists, and cytopathologists are available.

Move your mouse over the list to get detailed information about each tool!
Atlas with histologic and cytologic virtual slides.
Each vSlide is tagged with metadata allowing you to narrow your search.

Available in English only.
vSlides are arranged to theme-related collections.
Browse the vCollections hierarchy or search by a keyword.

Available in English only.
PathoPic is a public access image database providing images of high quality for use in medical education and public health information. Each image has a unique identification number and is classified according to its topography, diagnosis, stain, etc. Additional information is supplied in terms of a short description and clinical data if available. A detailed search form allows locating images precisely and fast. The search result can be viewed as text or in a preview format with thumbnails. For students an interactive training mode has been developed, which can be adapted to individual needs (in the German version only). Based on an easy to use technology PathoPic will is a growing image database with the possibility to integrate any image of the database in different learning modules.

Avalaible in English and German
PathoBasic comprises a collection of virtual slides and power point presentations covering basic topics of all sub-disciplines of anatomic pathology. PathoBasic is part of the resident training at the Institute of Pathology of the University Hospital of Basel. The slide descriptions are authored by the residents. The first 5 year training cycle has started in January 2014 and will be completed by the end of 2018.

Avalaible in English only
Histologie.unibas.ch ist der Internet Histologie Kurs der Medizinischen Fakultät Basel für Studierende der Human- und der Zahnmedizin. Dieser Kurs gliedert sich in einen Teil allgemeine Histologie und einen Teil Mikroskopische Anatomie der Organe. Mit diesem Kurs stehen die histologischen Präparate, die in den Vorlesungen und Kursen der verschiedenen Studienjahre besprochen werden, online zur Verfügung. Jedes Präparat ist mit einer eigenen «Mikroskopier-Anweisung» (als PDF Datei) ausgestattet, in der Ziel der Untersuchung, Besonderheiten und zu untersuchende Präparatestellen aufgeführt sind.

Avalaible in German only
Histo-Pathology course for students.
More than 300 course slides covering general and special pathology.
Each slide is accompanied by a set of information and many gross and microscopic images. Each course slide comprises textual information, annotated images and virtual slides.
This course has been adapted to the needs of several German-speaking universities.

Avalaible in German only
Cyto-Pathology course featuring about 200 diagnoses.
Each diagonsis comprises a short textual descroption and several illustrative images.

Avalaible in German only
More than 100 autopsy cases are described in this database.

Available in German only
Quizzes on the following topics: lung cytology, urinary cytology, serrated polyps, visceral pleural involvement by lung cancer

Avalaible in English only
Several games for self-evaluation. …
Morbus Crohn, Cytology for Lay Person

Avalaible in German only
Our first virtual microscope featuring about 180 virtual slides in different categories.
Several slide seminars.
A complete oral-histopathology course.

vMic will be replaced by vSlides in the future.

Available in English only.

Vasculitis and panniculitis 102. SGDV Annual Conference Zürich 2020
  • featured collection
  • featured collection
  • featured collection
  • featured collection
  • featured collection

Universität Basel, Institut für Pathologie