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rare condition

Man left with physical features of a woman as his testicles disappeared in the womb

Doctors believe that his testicles became twisted in the womb and dropped off in the womb as blood supply to them may have been cut.

16 Oct 2018 4:02 PM

Rare condition makes teenager vomit 30 times a day and may kill her in 6 months

She is malnourished and at risk of organ failure as delivering nutrition directly to the liver bypassing the digestive system may be needed.

29 Aug 2018 1:20 PM

Woman loses her virginity at 32 after being unable to have sex due to rare condition

After failing to have sex most of her life, Karen was diagnosed with the condition as a specialist cured it in just four months of therapy.

05 Jul 2018 3:54 PM

37-year-old has had 5 kidney transplants because his body dissolves the organs

While doctors said he was unlikely to have children, Darren defied all obstacles and went on to live a fulfilling life.

18 May 2018 2:06 PM

Man with rare condition trapped in child's body considered incarnation of god by locals

He was healthy at birth but stopped growing after a year and now needs to be carried around like a toddler.

27 Apr 2018 4:35 PM


Study explains link between genetic abnormalities and multiple myeloma

The disease does not exhibit major symptoms initially and symptoms like bone pain, bleeding and anemia generally occur at a later stage.

13 Mar 2018 11:00 AM

Man with two penises talks about his sex life and why he stopped surprising people

He has also written a book about diphallia which is a condition behind children born with two genitals that affects one in 5.5 million boys.

26 Feb 2018 4:02 PM

14 worms found on eye of woman infected with rare 'eye worm'

The worms are transmitted through face flies which carry their larvae in the mouth.

13 Feb 2018 5:04 PM

Infant fights for life as rare disorder causes his head to weigh 2.5 kg

This is caused by excess fluid even as doctors have been able to drain some of it through a shunt hence preventing damage to the brain.

31 Dec 2017 7:10 PM

German man drinks 20 litres of water a day to stay alive, but it can also kill him

He is also at a risk of dying from water intoxication where sodium levels in blood can plummet and prove fatal.

24 Dec 2017 4:42 PM


Pakistani man with massive legs caused by rare condition labelled elephant man

The man is affected by a genetic condition which he got from his mother and has been suffering since puberty.

21 Nov 2017 6:34 PM

Rare condition that may be fatal causes Tripura girl's head to double in size

The condition may leave her with permanent brain damage, learning disabilities, difficulties in walking and may even kill her.

16 Nov 2017 2:44 PM

Man born without thighs is among only 25 people with the rare condition

Nathan found love with Chelsee who is at least a foot taller but despite her seeing it as an issue initially, they are now happy.

03 Nov 2017 6:42 PM

Rare condition allows Nepalese girl to smell colours

Deepti Regmi believes her ability is God given.

23 Oct 2017 2:34 PM

Meet the family who are all born with 12 fingers and toes

This type of genetic syndrome is called Polydactyly.

13 Oct 2017 6:33 PM


Baby girl born with intestines on the outside wrapped in cling film to protect her

The rare condition affecting 1 in 3000 children prevented the child's abdominal wall from developing before birth.

12 Oct 2017 1:43 PM

Woman suffering from rare disorder falls asleep whenever she laughs

Although it may appear that Jessica is asleep she is still awake and can't snap out of it until the emotion is gone.

17 Sep 2017 5:19 PM

Swelling in the stomach caused by rare disorder makes 5-year-old boy look pregnant

The disorder caused kidneys to leak filling up his stomach with fluids and made the boy look as if he was about to blow up.

13 Sep 2017 6:32 PM

Woman with rare condition becomes professional dancer against all odds

Tiffany dreamt of being a ballerina despite breathing problems and deformities, and her parents told her she could be anything she wanted.

11 Sep 2017 9:50 AM

Girl from MP suffers from rare condition causing her to shed skin like a snake

Shalini Yadav has been shedding skin every 45 days since birth and her family has been unable to afford treatment.

10 Sep 2017 3:29 PM