28 Medical Oddities That Have Absolutely Flummoxed the Experts

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28 Medical Oddities That Have Absolutely Flummoxed the Experts

In all your years of medical school (or just watching weird stuff on YouTube), have you ever seen anything like it?

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A BOY FROM MANCHESTER WAS BORN WITH ONE KIDNEY IN HIS THIGH. Because of a missing chromosome called 7p22.1, Hamish Robinson also has a speech impediment and deafness in one ear. His condition, called Hamish syndrome, is so unique that it was named after him. CRACKED.COM

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A GENETIC DEFECT MADE STEPHEN CROHN IMMUNE TO AIDS. Crohn had a mutation in his white blood cells that kept most strains of HIV from penetrating and affecting them. Не helped advance research towards combating the disease. CRACKED.COM

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Baffling Corpse Discoveries STANDING UP A 24-year-old diabetic German woman was found dead and standing up. The first hypothesis was instantaneous rigor mortis, but the doctors who did the autopsy discarded this, suggesting a ketoacidotic coma instead. CRACKED.COM

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Baffling Corpse Discoveries SAMPLE TUNIN TWO YEARS LATER, IN FRONT OF THE TV In early 2006, the body of a 38-year-old English woman was found in her apartment, with the TV still on. She suffered from domestic abuse and had isolated herself from friends and family, so nobody noticed her lifeless body for two whole years. CRACKED.COM

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Baffling Corpse Discoveries MELTED TO THE COUCH In 2022, the body of a 36-year-old woman was found in a small town in Louisiana. She was melted to her couch. Literally. She was covered in feces and maggots and she had died a while back from disease and malnutrition, since her parents had left there on the sofa for around 12 years. Oh, and they 're now free. CRACKED.COM

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Baffling Corpse Discoveries HANGING IN A SCHOOL BATHROOM In 2009, a ten-year-old was found hanged in a bathroom stall in a Chicago elementary school. Doctors immediately concluded suicide, but the family claimed he was a happy kid and that he had been the victim of bullying in the days prior. Moreover, the kid is said to have communicated suicidal ideas to teachers, but they were not taken seriously. CRACKED COM

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Baffling Corpse Discoveries ANNOUNCED BY A STRANGE FIGURE In mid-1994, a car was found by the side of a snowy road in California. The woman at the wheel died instantly, but her three-year-old-son survived five days in the freezing cold. The mind-boggling part is that the car was found because a couple saw a naked woman the night before, that couldn't possibly have been the victim. CRACKED.COM

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