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People With Most Bizarre Medical Condition Around The Globe

There are many medical oddities throughout the world and many museums around the world showcasing the same. If these images make you curious about the medical condition of the person, you must go through these photos and gaze them in wonderment and feel surprised at these unusual little finds.

Warning: parental guidance is advised.

People With Most Bizarre Medical Condition Around The Globe

People With Most Bizarre Medical Condition Around The Globe

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1. Very broad pelvis

1. Very broad pelvis

Blanche Dumas had a very broad pelvis, two imperfectly developed legs and a third leg attached to her coccygeus muscle and, in addition to normal well-developed breasts, she also had two smaller rudimentary breasts complete with nipples. She also had two well-developed vulvas and, allegedly, both had equally developed sensitivity. Her sexual appetite was said to be very pronounced.

This is her photograph from the back!

This is her photograph from the back!

2. Conjoined twins

2. Conjoined twins

Nadir and Juraci Climerio, conjoined twins from Brazil in 1970. Nadir died at age 16 of pulmonary edema, with Juraci following 10 minutes later.

3. Triple Amputee

3. Triple Amputee

This 32-year-old man had his legs and one arms crushed by a railroad car which was transporting building materials. He had to have all three limbs amputated. His amputation was the second successful triple amputation in the United States.

Elephantiasis

Elephantiasis

This man is suffering from elephantiasis, he was so distressed by his condition that he begged for amputation. Instead an experimental surgery was performed on him which successfully removed much of the excess tissue. Unfortunately, however, he died five months later.

Foot Deformity

Foot Deformity

The deformed feet are the result of a birth defect. It can occur not just in the feet but on the hands also. These deformities were often attributed to "germ or sperm".

Giant

Giant

This is the skeleton of John Aasen (1890-1938) who was employed in the circus as a sideshow freak. John was 7'1/2″ (214 cm) tall. Due to his height he got roles in Hollywood movies.

Cyclocephalus

Cyclocephalus

Skeleton of cyclocephalus in the Wistar Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.

Chinese Fingernails

Chinese Fingernails

As a symbol of high social standing, high members of the Chinese aristocracy would often grow their fingernails to an excessive length. This was perhaps (like foot binding) a sign that they need not have functional use of their hands for work.

Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis

This man suffered from Von Recklinghausen's Disease (also known as neurofibromatosis). It is a genetic disorder in which your nerves grow tumours. If one of parent's suffers from this illness you have a 50% chance of inheriting it.

Widow Sunday

Widow Sunday

This is a wax model of Madame Dimanche (Widow Sunday) who had a 9.8 inch horn on her head. It took six years to grow to that length. It was removed successfully by a famed French surgeon.

Bear Woman

Bear Woman

Alice Bounder, the Bear Woman. Her mother, with whom she is shown, was born in Calcutta, India. They were exhibited together as Mama Bear and the Bear Cub. She began her sideshow career at Dreamland in 1880.

Paget's disease of bone

Paget's disease of bone

Osteitis deformans (Paget's disease of bone). Anthony Roth, sixty-two, admitted to men's ward of the Philadelphia Hospital April 1899. Photographs were taken in March 1900, one year after patient came under observation, showing size of head, frontal tumor, clavicles, and peculiar shape of chest and separation of the knees when ankles are in contact. The patient died shortly afterward.

Cyclopia

Cyclopia

Cyclopia is a rare birth defect in which the body is unable to properly separate the two eye sockets so they remain merged as one. The majority of babies suffering this disease are stillborn but if they survive it is not usually for more than a few hours.

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