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108,948 frontal-view X-ray images of 32,717 unique patients, including many with advanced lung disease. Images from the The NIH Clinical Center.
"The National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center has made a large-scale dataset of CT images publicly available to help the scientific community improve detection accuracy of lesions. While most publicly available medical image datasets have less than a thousand lesions, this dataset, named DeepLesion, has over 32,000 annotated lesions identified on CT images." Read more about the Dataset in the
Figure 1 (app)
"Figure 1 is intended for healthcare professionals to share and discuss the cases they encounter in their practice." The app consists of clinical images and photos of real patients.
"You will need to create a personal account, but downloading the images is free as long as you stick to the
rules in the Image license Agreement
. In some cases you may need to notify the artists about using the images and you should give credit to artist for use of their work.
A free online Medical Image Database with over 53,000 indexed and curated images, from over 13,000 patients. Created by The National Library of Medicine.The content material is organized by disease location (organ system), pathology category, patient profiles, and by image classification and caption.
National Cancer Institute: Visuals Online
"The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Visuals Online provides a range of photographs and illustrations that may help communicators of medical and public health convey meaning, describe concepts, and tell stories. The collection spans everything from biomedical, science, and patient-care related illustrations and images to portraits of present and past directors and the staff of the National Cancer Institute. Visuals Online currently provides public access to 3,557 images."
NIH Photo Galleries
"The NIH Image Bank contains images from the collections of the 27 Institutes and Centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health. Contents include general biomedical and science-related images, clinicians, computers, patient care-related images, microscopy images, and various exterior images." See the
NIH Copyright Notification
page to learn about ethical use of these images.
Open-I (Open Access Biomedical Images)
Access images in the National Library of Medicine's PMC (formerly PubMed Central) – an open archive of free full-text biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Pathology Education Informational Resource (PEIR) Digital Library,
Radiology, Pathology, and other teaching images ; a multidisciplinary public access image database for use in medical education.
"Physiopedia is a UK based charity that brings value to the global Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy profession with it’s free and open knowledge resource. This community edited Wikipedia style resource is now the largest Physiotherapy website in the world."
Pixabay hosts "copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes."
Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
Most of the images in the collection are in the public domain and are thus free of any copyright restrictions. If you look directly beneath the image you will see a fair use statement that tells you if the image is public domain or copyright protected. Permission is not required for public domain images, but we do ask that you credit the original institution and contributor, when known, whenever the image is used in any publicly distributed media. If the image is copyright protected, you will have to contact the content provider to obtain usage permission. PHIL does not have the authority to grant usage for any copyrighted images in the library.
"Radiopaedia.org is a rapidly growing open-edit radiology resource primarily complied by radiologists and radiology residents/registrars and fellows from across the globe. The site aims to create the best radiology reference available, and to make it available for free, forever and for all."