Medical Image Databases & Libraries

General Category - Interactive Atlas of Anatomy - e-anatomy is an anatomy e-learning web site. More than 1500 slices from normal CT and MR exams were selected in order to cover the entire sectional anatomy of human body. Images were labeled using Terminologia Anatomica. A user-friendly interface allows to cine through multi-slice image series combined with interactive textual information, 3D models and anatomy drawings.

Medical Pictures and Definitions
Welcome to the largest database of medical pictures and definitions on the Internet. There are many sites sites that provide medical information but very few that provide medical pictures. As far as we know we are the only one that provides a medical picture database with basic information about each term pictured. Editor's Note: Nice website with free access & no pesky registration to 1200+ health and medical related images with definitions.

Nucleus Medical Art - Medical Illustrations, Medical Art. Includes 3D animations. "Nucleus Medical Art, Inc. is a leading creator and distributor of medical illustrations, medical animations, and interactive multimedia for publishing, legal, healthcare, entertainment, pharmaceutical, medical device, academia and other markets, both in the U.S. and abroad. Editors Note: Great website.

Medical Image Databases on the Internet (UTHSCSA Library) A directory of links to websites with topic specific medical related images.

Surgery Videos - A National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus collection of links to 100s and 100s of different surgical procedures. You must have RealPlayer media player on your computer to view these videos which are free of charge.

The ADAM Medical Encyclopedia with Illustrations. Perhaps one of the best illustrated medical works on the internet today, the ADAM Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations to back up those 4,000 articles. These illustrations and articles are free to the public.

Hardin MD - Medical and Disease Pictures, is a Free and established resource that has been offered by the University of Iowa for quite some time. The home page is in directory style where users will have to drill down to find the images they are looking for, many of which go offsite. Nevertheless, Hardin MD is an excellent gateway to 1,000s of detailed medical photos and illustrations.

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)

Health on the Net Foundation Media Gallery Headquartered in Switzerland, (HON) is an international body that seeks to encourage ethical provision of online health information. "HONmedia (the image gallery) is an unique repository of over 6'800 medical images and videos, pertaining to 1,700 topics and themes. This peerless database has been created manually by HON and new image links are constantly being added from the world-wide Web. HON encourages users to make their own image links available via the Submit an image link." Library includes anatomical images, visual affects of diseases and conditions and procedures.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL) Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. We welcome public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.

Images from the History of Medicine - This system provides access to the nearly 60,000 images in the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine. - Collection of medical images in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Italian.

Old Medical Pictures: Hundreds of fascinating and interesting old, but high quality photographs and images from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Subject Speciality Image Libraries and Collections

Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray - The edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication.

The Crookston Collection - A collection of medical slides taken by Dr. John H. Crookston that have been digitized and are available to the public and doctors.

DAVE Project - A searchable library of gastrointestinal endoscopic video clips covering a wide spectrum endoscopic imaging.

Dermnet - Browsable collection of over 8,000 high quality, dermatology images.

Interactive Dermatology Atlas - Image reference source for common and uncommon skin problems.

The Multi-Dimensional Human Embryo is a collaboration funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to produce and make available over the internet a three-dimensional image reference of the Human Embryo based on magnetic resonance imaging.

GastroLab Endoscopy Archives Was initiated in 1996 with the goal of maintaining an endoscopic image gallery free to use for all interested health care personals.

MedPix Is a Radiology and Medical Picture Databases resource tool. The home page interface is confusing and the entire website design is not user-friendly and has a mid 1990s feel to it. However, if you have the time (patience) it could prove to be an important resource for some. Image Library - This site is devoted entirely to providing access to images of interest to women's health. In addition to providing you with access to images we also point to other women's health related images on the Internet. Because of the graphic nature of the material some individuals may prefer not to view these images.They are provided for educational purposes only.

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