The Uncommon Afflictions Collection
Horrifying Facts About Excoriation Disorder, Your Skin's Worst Nightmare ... 12.7k VIEWS We've all picked at a scab or two before - no big deal, right? Well, what if you simply had to pick at your skin, and not ... What You Need To Know About Progeria, The Disease That Rapidly Ages Young ... 10.9k VIEWS Images of individuals with progeria are arresting: they show young children who resemble people in the advanced stages of age, ... Meet The Kick*ss Women Rocking Hirsutism - A Condition Causing Excessive Hair ... 66.7k VIEWS The human body is a sensitive vessel and something like a minor imbalance in hormones can be enough to radically alter a ... Parasitic Evil Twins: The Bizarre And Dangerous Fetus In Fetu Syndrome 171.8k VIEWS Parasitic twins are often the subject of cheesy horror flicks or macabre urban legends. But these over-the-top stories about ... These 13 Genetic Abnormalities Make You More Vulnerable To Certain Disorders ... 6.6k VIEWS When you think about what you'd want to inherit from your parents, you're probably thinking about money, property, or cool ... Here Is Everything You (Never) Wanted To Know About Leprosy 10.1k VIEWS For centuries, people with leprosy were cast out of society, called sinners, and treated like, well, lepers. There's a reason ... Rokitansky Syndrome Affects 1 In 5,000 Women - But You've Probably Never Heard ... 9.7k VIEWS Talking about medical conditions surrounding the female reproduction system has been seen as taboo for too ... This Syndrome Will Slowly Turn You To 'Stone' - It's Rare, But Very Real ... 9.7k VIEWS The human body is capable of many things, including miraculous feats of strength and a surprising ability to bounce back from ... Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Heterochromia 8.8k VIEWS Both humans and animals can have different colored eyes. Not many people know why this trait happens, though. Usually a ... Scientists Just Discovered The Medical Explanation For Stigmata 13.7k VIEWS While stigmata is typically thought of as a religious phenomenon, there are actually documented cases of people sweating blood. Human Chimeras Are Absolutely Real, But Not Quite In The Manner You'd Expect ... 337.8k VIEWS In Greek mythology, a chimera is a female creature made up of three different animals. In reality, chimerism is no where near as ... Everything You Don't Know About Vitiligo - It Affects People And Animals ... 12.1k VIEWS What is vitiligo? If you've never heard of it before, you're not alone. Many people have never heard of this rare skin ... Alien Hand Syndrome Basically Gives Your Hand A Mind Of Its Own - And It Might ... 12k VIEWS There are tons of weird diseases and disorders in this world, but have you ever heard of one where a person's hand ... Are You Coughing Up Worms? You Probably Have The Worst Parasitic Infection ... 8.8k VIEWS Ascariasis is not only the most common parasitic infection, it's also one of the worst parasitic infections to get. Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Parasitic Twins 63.2k VIEWS In the wide world of medical anomalies, conjoined twins present a unique condition. Among those extraordinary cases, some ... Mirror Hand Syndrome Is Just As Fascinating As It Is Strange 29.1k VIEWS These days, popular media has made polydactylism a well-known genetic anomaly. From Gravity ... 11 Things You Didn't Know About People Who Can't Feel Physical Pain 127.5k VIEWS Sticks and stones may break your bones - but what if you couldn't even feel them? While it may sound like the stuff of science ...