Prostate

The section shows prostatic tissue with prostatic acini with surrounding stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Carcinoma Stomach

The section from stomach growth shows malignant cells with pleomorphism, high N:C (Nuclear-Cytoplasmic) ratio, hyperchromatic nuclei showing features of carcinoma as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Gastric Mucosal Atrophy

The section shows gastric mucosa with mucosal glands, no evidence of inflammation is seen as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Endometrium

The section from endometrial tissue shows endometrial glands, which are round and tubular along with dense compact stroma- endometrium in proliferative phase as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Ovary

The section from ovary shows a simple cyst lined by flattened epithelium and surrounding ovarian stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

CME on Foldscope

CME on "Foldscope and its use in medical education" was organized by Department of Paediatrics, R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

SQUAMOUS- COLUMNAR JUNCTION

The section shows stratified squamous epithelium near to squamocolumnar junction as seen under Foldscope The section shows squamocolumnar junction with a transition of squamous to columnar epithelium as seen under Foldscope The section shows endocervix near to the junction as seen under Foldscope

Endometrium

A section from endometrium shows endometrial glands which are cystic and- Consistent with senile atrophic changes as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Endocervix

The section shows endocervix with endocervical glands lined by columnar epithelium with surrounding stroma as seen under Foldscope from Department of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Ovarian Cyst

A section from ovary shows a cyst lined by flattened epithelium and underlying stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Exocervix

The section shows hyperplastic, hyperkeratotic covering stratified squamous epithelium along with stromal tissue-Features consistent with changes of prolapse as seen under Foldscope from Department of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Endometrium

The section from endometrium shows round tubular endometrial glands with surrounding dense stromal tissue - Proliferative phase as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Ovary of flower (China Rose)

The section shows ovary and its parts of flower Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, ovules, locules and ovary wall as seen under Foldscope from R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Common Fruit Fly

Drosophila melanogaster, red eyed, wild type. It is widely used for biological research in genetics, physiology, microbial pathogens, and life history evolution

Stomata

My first attempt of using Foldscope and I was totally amazed. After using Foldscope once I have now nurtured many ideas, and now I am looking forward to feed my curiosity.

Mun Hr.Sec,School ,Chavady Street ,Korattur,Chennai – 600080 – Twinning our project with any of the north east regions who maybe interested

We at Mun.Hr.Sec.School,Korattur Chennai are working on the usage of foldscope as an educational tool.We have at present three teams and have posted the same in the website under the uncategorized category. TEAM A  MRS S.NIVEDITA (B.T.Asst – English) And the entire  strength of students as groups to learn about the foldscope  and its usage…

Bone Marrow Smear

The sample of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration, the RBCs and neutrophils are seen under Foldscope from R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Fibroadenoma

The section shows breast tissue with ducts and stroma both intra and pericanalicular pattern of fibroadenoma as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The section shows malignant squamous epithelial cells with hyperchromatic nuclei, high nuclear-cytoplasmic ratio and eosinophilic cytoplasm as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Inflammatory Lesion

The section shows vascular proliferation with chronic inflammatory cell infiltration as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Lymphangioma

The section shows a large number of vascular spaces without RBCs with intermixed muscle fibres and fatty tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Lymph Node

 The section shows covering fibrous capsule and lymphoid follicle with a germinal centre, features of reactive lymph node as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Exocervix

The section shows stratified squamous epithelium with underlying stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Oops! There is something wrong with my foldscope!

Does the title of this blog sound familiar from any of your recent experiences with foldscopes?  It just might, if you are an enthusiastic foldscope user (like me) who wants to put a foldscope in the hands of every school kid.  Perhaps you recently conducted a teachers’ workshop and then let loose the foldscopes into…