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Medical Apps for Mobile Devices: Histology and Pathology


The purpose of this guide is to give you information and links to medical applications available for your mobile devices.  Use the tabs above to access these resources.

Free Pathology Apps

Slidepath Gateway has high resolution whole slide images with expert pathologist diagnosis. Available for iOS.

Pathology LANGE Flash Cards is organized into 13 major topics with descriptions of pathological concepts. Each flash card features a clinical scenario including etiology, epidemiology, and pathological findings. Free version contains 10 cards, but in-app purchase increases the total to almost 300 cards. Available for Android.

Fee-Based Pathology Apps

Case Files: Pathology, from McGraw Hill, presents over 50 clinical scenarios with open-ended questions reinforcing basic science concepts. Each case includes an extensive discussion, key points, and comprehension questions, as well as clinical pearls. The initial download of 1 case is free; the rest of the cases are an in-app purchase for $29.99. Available for iOS.

Free Histology Apps

Basic Histology Flash Cards is organized into 22 categories. Each card has an image with arrows indicating a question(s) to review histological concepts. "Flipping" the card gives the answer and the clinical significance of the image. The free version contains 10 cards, and the in-app purchase provides 200 more. Available for Android.

Tissue Flashcards: Histology has over 120 tissue slide images for review in a quiz mode. Available for Android.

Organ Flashcards: Histology contains over 180 slides organized by body system. Available for Android.

Fee-Based Histology Apps

Smart Histology has over 100 high quality slides as seen through a microscope. Each slide has comments to aid in learning histology. Available for iOS for $16.99 and Android for $20.99.

Histology and Microbiology is arranged in flash card style with an easy-to-use interface and also contains an index. There is a main deck and faves deck which can be shuffled and searched. Available for Android for $2.99.

Histo Book - Full has over 270 high quality, sharp images with pinch-to-zoom capability and descriptions. Available for Android for $2.19.

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