25 People With Strange Deformities

Posted by , Updated on November 24, 2017

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Are there aspects of your physique that you don’t like? A lot of us struggle with this. But bear with us. Today we’re going to meet a bunch of people that were born with deformities and disorders that will likely put our issues in perspective (at least for a lot of us). These are 25 People With Strange Deformities.

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Unknown Chinese Boy

polydactylySource: digitaljournal.com

Polydactyly, or hyperdactyly, is a condition that causes a person to be born with an extra finger or toe. In this extreme case, this boy was born with 5 extra fingers and 6 extra toes! Luckily, doctors were able to remove the extra digits so that the boy could live a normal life and stop being bullied at school.

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Unnamed Austrian Man

Unnamed Austrian manSource: listverse.com

Due to a strike in the face, a man in Austria has an actual star in his eye. According to a report published in April in the New England Journal of Medicine, people can easily get cataracts following a blow to the face. This man simply had a very special shape to his cataract.

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Mandy Sellars

Mandy SellarsSource: mirror.co.uk

Afflicted with Proteus syndrome, Mandy has the same disease as Joseph Merrick. However, in Mandy’s case, it primarily affects her legs. They grew so large that one of them even had to be amputated.

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27 Year Old Iranian Man

27 year old Iranian manSource: listverse.com

If you thought having a star shaped pupil was weird, imagine having hair grow on your eye! According to the New England Journal of Medicine, an Iranian man had a tumor just under his pupil that was growing hair! Fortunately, doctors were able to remove it.

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Minh Anh

Minh AnhSource: dailymail.co.uk

Known as Fish Boy, Minh has a strange condition which causes his skin to flake and create scales. Doctors believe it may be due to Agent Orange, a chemical used by the US military during the Vietnam War.

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