7 Rare Bizarre Diseases that you won’t believe actually exist
October 12, 2017
When you get up early in the morning with a good healthy feeling, remember that you are lucky more than millions of people who suffer from thousands of diseases. Today we are going to identify 7 rare, bizarre diseases that you won’t believe.
Progeria is a rare genetic disease which gives rise to a very old external appearance in childhood. The earlier clinical manifestation of progeria is the failure to thrive (insufficient weight gain during childhood). Apart from that these kids show limited growth, hair loss, and small face. Kids who are suffering from progeria has a life expectancy of 15-24 years.
This is a rare neurological condition. It affects detection of size and shape of an object. AIWS can associate with migraines and brain tumors. Patients who are suffering from AIWS can have one of following symptoms.
See things smaller than it actual size (Micropsia) See things larger than actual size (Macropsia) See objects near than actually they are (Pelopsia) See objects far away from actually they are (Teleopsia)
Tree Bark Skin is an extremely rare genetic disease that also known as Epidermodysplasia verruciformis. It is developed due to an abnormal susceptibility to human papilloma virus (HPV 5 and 8 types) and ultimately causing growth papules and macules in hands and feet. Although there is no curative treatment yet, Patients have to undergo a number of surgeries to remove warts.
Can you eat stones, papers, glass, chalk, metals, and hair? I know it feels creepy, but trust me there are patients who eat that non-nutritional substance. In children, this can lead to intoxication of substances as well as surgical emergencies. Pica is a common manifestation of mineral deficiencies like Iron deficiency and celiac disease.
This is a rare connective tissue disorder that turns damage soft tissues into the bones. As a result of bone formation, it causes physical disabilities. It’s also known as Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive. Treatments still in the research level, but perform surgeries to remove abnormal bone parts.
What were you doing last year May 24th at 7pm? Can you remember the correct answer? We can’t but those people having hyperthymesia can recall every detail in life since a specific point of time. They have an extraordinary ability to remember their day to day life incidents. 25 cases have identified around the world since 2006.
This condition affected people experience that their hands have own control over the actions. Alien Hand Syndrome commonly affects the left hand, it may need to use normal hand to control the alien hand. It can develop due to brain surgeries, brain tumors, migraine, and strokes.