Echinocytes (aka burr cells) in a peripheral blood smear. Note the uniform distribution of projections on the surface of the cell. Not to be confused with spur cells. Seen in chronic renal failure.

Echinocytes (aka burr cells) in a peripheral blood smear. Note the uniform distribution of projections on the surface of the cell. Not to be confused with spur cells. Seen in chronic renal failure. {Clin Lab I}

Fundus photo from patient with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) - Kearns-Sayre - Peripapillary atrophy, vascular attenuation and (temporal) salt-and-pepper pigmentary changes. A similar funduscopic picture is seen in myotonic dystrophy type 1.

Fundus photo from patient with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) - Kearns-Sayre - Peripapillary atrophy, vascular attenuation and (temporal) salt-and-pepper pigmentary changes. A similar funduscopic picture is seen in myotonic dystrophy type 1.

Lion Facies. May be seen in Paget's disease of bone.

A skull with Leontiasis Ossea, also commonly known as “lion face”. Leontiasis Ossea is a rare condition which is characterized by an overgrowth of the facial bones.

François Henri Hallopeau (1842 - 1919) - French dermatologist who coined the term 'trichotillomania.'

François Henri Hallopeau January Paris – March French dermatologist that coined the medical term "trichotillomania" in 1889 He also coined the word "antibiotique" in 1871 to describe a substance opposed to the development of life.

Corneal Arcus

A white ring around the iris can be an early sign of high cholesterol levels. Get it checked out!

Christmas tree cataract - seen in myotonic dystrophy

Christmas tree cataract - seen in myotonic dystrophy

Joseph Hyrtl (1810 - 1894) - Anatomist

Adopt a Skull and Save a Collection That Helped Debunk Phrenology - Wired Science. I've loved the Mutter Museum for decades -- it's one of my favorite places in one of my favorite cities.

Guido Fanconi

Guido Fanconi January 1892 – 10 October was a Swiss pediatrician.

Giardia lamblia

Giardia lamblia - this is why you do NOT drink from creeks, lakes, etc! Can you say bloody stools and severe abdominal cramping?

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