There is this story about a boy who cried because he was displeased with the shoes his parents bought for him. And on the way to school, he comes across a man without feet, which makes him realize how lucky he is. We are fortunate to be born normal. What about the people who are not able to lead an ordinary life due to some human deformities? Here are some bizarre human deformities that you ought to be aware of:
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#1 Meet the Tree Man
After a severe Human Pappiloma Virus (HPV) infection, Dede Koswara, a 35-year-old Indonesian fisherman, was named the “tree man.” He has gnarled warts all over his body. The first wart was noticed on his body after he cut his knee when he was in his teens. With the passage of time, Dede was removed from his services, abandoned by his wife and cast out by his neighbors.
#2 Human Werewolf Syndrome
Pruthviraj Patil, an 11-year-old Indian boy suffered from Hypertrichosis, a skin deformity and a medical condition that results in too much growth of hair in areas where normally hair does not grow. It may be seen over the whole body, or one could have it in only a particular area or more different areas. Some people are born with this condition while others develop such a condition later on in life.
#3 16 Pound Face Tumor
A Haitian teen in Miami had a 16-pound tumor on her face. The tumor was so big that it blocked her airways and had to be surgically removed for her to breathe. This is a rare form of Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia; which is a nonhereditary, genetic disease.
#4 16 Toes
Due to a medical condition known as Polydactylism one can have 16 toes and 5 fingers on each hand without thumbs.
#5 Leg Tumor
Chen Zongtao has a 154 pounds tumor on his right leg, one of the rare human deformities.
#6 Face Tumor
A rare genetic disorder of the nervous system called Neurofibromatosis. Because of this he has a 25 pound tumor and another 33 pound tumor on his face.
#7 No Face
Jose Mestre suffers from haemangioma and hence the blood gets collected on his face, Jose has developed huge tumors.
#8 Two Faces
An Indian baby girl was born with two faces, four eyes, two noses, and three cheeks.
#9 Huge Hand
The man has a huge hand, his left thumb is 10.2 inches long and his index finger approximately 12 inches.
#10 Human Tails
Another bizarre medical condition, whereby people are born with tails.
#11 Second Penis
Chinese baby with a second penis on his back, a rare case of fetus in fetu.
#12 Octopus Girl
Lakshmi Tatma was born with a headless conjoined twin and shared 8 limbs but fought for oxygen and nutrition.
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