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10 Most Unusual Medical Conditions Humans Have Ever Discovered

We all know about the usual and sometimes fatal diseases, such as cancer and tuberculosis, but what else can we identify? You might have passed by a person before that looked quite weird. This person could have had a tumor on his face, or his eyes looked radically strange. The point is that we do are unaware of all medical conditions.

So if you want to see the world's rarest medical conditions, read on!

10 Most Unusual Medical Conditions Humans Have Ever Discovered

10 Most Unusual Medical Conditions Humans Have Ever Discovered

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1. Neurofibromatosis

1. Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis can actually refer to various genetic disorders that can lead to the formation of tumors. Some of the signs of having this condition include having scoliosis, at least two neurofibromas, and having six or more dermatological spots that are light brown.

2. Nevus of Ota

2. Nevus of Ota

This condition is also known as congenital melanosis bulbi and oculodermal melanocytosis. This appears on the face, and it was first detected by Dr. M.T. Ota from Japan way back in 1939. Moreover, women are likelier than men to develop this condition.

3. Polymelia

3. Polymelia

This refers to a birth defect that is characterized by an unusual number of limbs. An individual with polymelia could have five limbs that are mostly deformed.

4. Hyperekplexia

4. Hyperekplexia

This one is a neurologic disorder. If you have this, you are likely to get easily surprised even because of slight movements. You will also experience stiffness and uncontrolled falling movements.

5. Oligodactyly

5. Oligodactyly

Oligodactyly refers to having less than five fingers. This also applies to having less than five toes.

6. Achromia

6. Achromia

Achromia is also called albinism and it is a congenital disorder in which the pigment in the skin is either partially or completely gone. People with achromia also experience vision defects such as amblyopia and nystagmus.

7. Nystagmus

7. Nystagmus

This is one of the weirdest conditions in the world. If you have this, you have uncontrolled eye movement. Because your eyes move even if you don't want to, you can have limited vision.

8. Fish Odor Syndrome 

8. Fish Odor Syndrome 

You absolutely don't want to have this. As the name suggests, this metabolic disorder ruins the normal production of the enzyme called flavin-containing monooxygenase 3. When this happens, trimethylamine develops and is released through urine, sweat, and breath.

9. Alien Hand Syndrome

9. Alien Hand Syndrome

This is a seriously rare neurological disorder that makes your hand move on its own. You will not always be aware of what your hand is doing or where it's going, which is bad. Sometimes, people with this condition have to control their hands forcefully.

10. Xeroderma Pigmentosum

10. Xeroderma Pigmentosum

This is a hereditary defect that makes you extremely sensitive to sunlight. Because there is a problem with your enzyme system that helps to protect you from ultraviolet rays. So, you have a relatively high chance of having skin cancer.

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