The genetic lottery can deal out some pretty harsh prizes and some people are dealt horrible hands completely at random. Your genes have a crazy amount of control over your life - and having a couple go haywire can cause some of the most bizarre and horrifying effects known to man. Weird genetic traits and rare diseases may not be common, but the side effects can be so gruesome that they become infamous after a single case.
Uncommon genetic disorders can happen to anyone, even with all of the amazing wonders that modern medicine can perform. Some of the worst sicknesses to have are ones that can't be cured, and those are often the scariest diseases. Scientists have done a lot of research into what makes these atrocious abnormalities arise in otherwise healthy humans, but there are still some illusive diseases that science can't explain. Read on to discover some of the rarest, deadliest, and most gruesome genetic diseases and conditions that have ever afflicted humankind.
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