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virtual autopsy 

FORENSICS, PATHOLOGY

A popular term for a postmortem exam using CT and MRI to evaluate charred bodies–e.g., post-RTA/MVA fires, residential fires, etc, document injuries due to burning, and identify forensically relevant vital changes–e.g., air embolism, blood aspiration 

GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION–UK

A term of art for a collection of didactic exercises created at the University of Leicester, to teach medical students how to link pathologic changes to clinical findings. 

Reference www.le.ac.uk/pathology/teach/va/

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