20 Genetic Anomalies In Humans

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Hello there, how are you all? Today here we are talking about some genetic anomalies which occurred in human bodies, previously we talked about the same thing with some famous people but this time it will be something different and we hope you are going to like this.

In this article, we have collected 20 photos of physical disorders and you should know about this.

There are more genetic disorders and we should be aware of this. So, not getting anymore late, let’s just dive into our photo gallery and we hope you would find this informative.

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Here Are 20 Genetic Anomalies In Humans

1. Nipple on a foot

Nipple on a foot Genetic Anomalies In Humans

You can have an extra nipple on your foot, that is not as unusual as it may sound but a full-sized nipple on the sole of a foot is extremely unusual. As per California-based Dermatology Journal, it is the first time a nipple has ever been identified so far down somebody’s body. And the man primacy is 26-year-old Lily Allen who is from Brazil.

2. Three legs

Three legs Genetic Anomalies In Humans

This man, Frank Lentini (1881 – 1966) was known for having three legs. And his disfigurement was the result of a partially occupied conjoined twin. This twin was attached to his at the base of his spine and which consisted of a pelvis bone, an embryonic set of male genitalia and a full-sized leg extending from the right side of his body, with a small foot. Proportionally Lentini had 16 toes in total!

3. Gigantic hand

Gigantic hand Genetic Anomalies In Humans

The name is macrodactyly, local gigantism is a rare medical condition, in which a certain part of the body turns to a larger than normal size. This was 2007, Lui Hua who lived in China was hospitalized with this condition. And his left thumb measured over 10 inches and his index finger almost reached 12 inches.

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4. Progressive Lipodystrophy

Progressive Lipodystrophy Genetic Anomalies In Humans

This is also known as reverse Benjamin Button syndrome, lipodystrophy makes sufferers look much older than they really are. There are almost 200 cases of this bizarre condition have been reported worldwide, mainly affecting women. Her name was Zara Hartshorn, a teenage girl from South Yorkshire, UK, who – at the age of 15 – was sometimes mistaken for the mother of her older sister.

5. The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man genetic disorders list

This English man, Joseph Merrick (1862 – 1890) nicknamed as The Elephant Man. Because his skin appeared thick and lumpy, he developed an expansion of his lips, and a bony lump grew on his forehead. Finding the exact cause of these anomalies is unknown, however, modern doctors propose it was a combination of manifold diseases such as neurofibromatosis type.

6. Stone Man Syndrome

Stone Man Syndrome genetic disorders list

This disease is officially known as Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), Stone Man Syndrome, is a highly rare disease of the connective tissue. people who suffer from this disease, their bone tissue grows where muscles, tendons, and other connective tissues should be, effectively limiting the movement of the patients and they become living statues.

7. Spot boldness

Spot boldness interesting genetic disorders

This is one of the least serious disorders on this list, spot boldness (scientifically which is known as Alopecia areata) is a condition in which hair is lost from specific areas of the body.

8. Albinism

Albinism interesting genetic disorders

This is an intrinsic disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin. Especially from hair and eyes. Albinism itself doesn’t cause mortality – people tormented with albinism are generally healthy but the lack of orpiment blocking ultraviolet radiation increases the risk for skin cancers, visual defects, and various problems.

9. Diprosopus

Diprosopus interesting genetic disorders

Diprosopus, which is also known as craniofacial duplication is an extremely rare congenital disorder whereby parts mainly in the face are duplicated. That results of abnormal activity by the protein named SHH (sonic hedgehog). This protein is indeed named after Sonic the Hedgehog.

Note: The image you are seeing is a photoshopped image.

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10. Gastroschisis

Gastroschisis genetic anomaly

Gastroschisis, this is a type of inherent disorder which is designated by a weakness in the anterior abdominal wall through which the abdominal contents freely extrude. Partially, the abdomen encases the abdominal organs as the embryo ages, but sometimes, the abdominal wall doesn’t do this correctly and some of the fetus’s organs end up attached outside its body. As this sounds scary, these days, the survival rate of such condition is 90%.

11. Hypertrichosis

Hypertrichosis genetic anomaly

This disease is mostly known as the Ambras Syndrome or Werewolf Syndrome, hypertrichosis is a genetic exception defined by an abnormal amount of hair growth. People who suffer from this disease have extreme hair on their back, arms, face and other body organs.

12. Geographic tongue

Geographic tongue rare genetic disorders

This is known as erythema migrans or the digressing rash of the tongue, the geographic tongue is a harmless condition characterized by areas of smooth, red borders which migrate over time. This rare disease got its name after the map-like appearance of the tongue. Striking as much as up to 3% of the general population, it is one of the most common genetic peculiarities.

13. Tree man illness

Tree man illness rare genetic disorders

This dangerous disease is known as Epidermodysplasia verruciformis or Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia, the tree man illness is a remarkably rare autosomal passive genetic skin disorder distinguished by an abnormal sensitivity to human papillomaviruses of the skin. And this situation causes scaly wood-like macules and papules to grow on the hands, feet, and even in the face.

14. Frog-like baby

Frog-like baby rare genetic disorders

This was in 2006, a neck-less baby with immense eyeballs was born in Nepal. That baby born to a mother of two normal daughters, and he suffered from anencephaly, which is a condition that is portrayed by the absence of major portions of the brain and skull.

15. Ectrodactyly

Etrodactyly common genetic disorders

This disease is also known as split hand malformation, ectrodactyly is precious limb damage that involves the lack of one or more central digits of the hand or foot. The people who suffer from this condition are often described as “claw-like” and may include only the thumb and one finger mainly.

16. Club foot

Club foot common genetic disorders

This disorder which is officially known as congenital talipes equinovarus, club foot is an inherent deformation involving one foot or both that appear to have been rotated inwardly at the ankle. This is a relatively common birth defect, occurring in about one in every 1,000 births, club foot is twice as common in both males as in females. By doing proper treatment in early childhood, the chances of a complete recovery are very high.

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17. Feet facing backward

Feet facing backwards common genetic disorders

A young woman named Wang Fang, from China was born with a very rare and strange condition which caused her feet to grow behind. Her doctors were not sure if she could ever walk normally but Fang learned to not only walk but sometimes even run faster than most of her friends.

18. Caudal regression syndrome

Caudal regression syndrome what causes genetic disorders

The occurring at a rate of about one in 25,000 births, caudal regression syndrome is an intrinsic disorder where is an abnormal fetal development of the lower spine. The man named Johnny Eck, an American freak show/artist performer born without the lower half of his torso, is one of the most famous people tormented with this rare disease.

19. Polymelia

Polymelia what causes genetic disorders

This rare disease named polymelia is a birth defect in which the affected self has more than the usual number of limbs. There are some several cases of the oddity but one of the most famous cases is the one of a boy, who is from India who was born with three arms. The boy felt a successful operation to remove the third limb.

20. Cutaneous horn

Cutaneous horn what causes genetic disorders

This is also known as cornu cutaneum, the cutaneous horn is an unexpected keratinous skin tumor with the arrival of a horn, or sometimes of wood or coral. It looks usually small and localized, but in some cases can be much larger. As an example, Zhang Ruifang, who is an old Chinese woman, had a 2.4-inch  goat-like horn on her forehead. But that is nothing opposed to Madame Dimanche, a French woman living in the early 19th century

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