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The 9 Most Bizarre Medical Conditions

  • Freaky Medical Conditions

    bloody hands, insensitive to pain
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    CREDIT: ChameleonsEye | Shutterstock Bloody hands
  • Body integrity identity disorder

    amputee, body identity disorder, amputation
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    CREDIT: AISPIX by Image Source | Shutterstock Amputee
  • Congenital insensitivity to pain

    bloody hands, insensitive to pain
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    CREDIT: ChameleonsEye | Shutterstock Bloody hands
  • Pica

    An arrangement of 1,446 items removed from the stomach of a patient suffering from pica.
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    CREDIT: Public domain photo taken at the Glore Psychiatric Museum, Saint Joseph, Missouri. Pica items
    An arrangement of 1,446 items removed from the stomach of a patient suffering from pica.
  • Mass hysteria

    An engraving depicting a scene from the Salem Witch Trials. The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the courtroom is usually identified as Mary Walcott, 17, one of several girls in Salem with a psychological disorder known as mass hysteria, and wh
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    CREDIT: Public domain image. Artist unknown. Salem witch trials
    An engraving depicting a scene from the Salem Witch Trials. The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the courtroom is usually identified as Mary Walcott, 17, one of several girls in Salem with a psychological disorder known as mass hysteria, and whose condition was blamed on witchcraft.
  • Maggot infestation

    freaky medical conditions, teeth, maggots
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    CREDIT: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Teeth with maggot infestation
  • Morgellon's disease

    freaky medical conditions, ants, hand
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    CREDIT: tankist276 | Shutterstock Hand with ants crawling
  • Parasitic twin

    Laloo, an Indian man with a well-developed parasitic twin that had two arms, two legs and a penis but no head. Laloo performed as a sideshow freak in P.T. Barnum's circus at the turn of the 19th century.
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    CREDIT: Public domain image. Laloo
    Laloo, an Indian man with a well-developed parasitic twin that had two arms, two legs and a penis but no head. Laloo performed as a sideshow freak in P.T. Barnum's circus at the turn of the 19th century.
  • Cotard delusion

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    CREDIT: Daniel Gale | Shutterstock zombie
Medical conditions range from minor to major but some are also in the bizarre category. So, the next time you break a limb or come down with scurvy, be thankful it's not something much more weird.

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