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made in 1801, This gruesome figure was cast from the corpse of a murderer, taken straight from the gallows to be nailed to a cross and flayed in order to settle an artistic debate. Three Royal Academicians... conducted this experiment to prove their belief that most depictions of the Crucifixion were anatomically incorrect.

Giant eyeball found on beach, posing mystery for marine biologists.

Bit by a cat with the plague. Although the plague is generally connected to the Middle Ages, Mr Gaylor is the 17th person sickened by the disease in Oregon since 1934.

Woman grows a new ear on her arm, has it attached to her head. Sherrie Walters had an aggressive form of basal cell cancer, which required her to have a part of her ear, skull and ear canal removed. Doctors at Johns Hopkins were able to use rib cartilage to form an entire new ear. She had to grow her ear under the skin of her arm for a few months.

Persistent pupillary membrane (PPM) is a condition of the eye involving remnants of a fetal membrane that persist as strands of tissue crossing the pupil.

Goundou is a condition following an infection with yaws in which the nasal processes of the upper jawbone thicken to form two large bony swellings on either side of the nose.

In 2007,Car crash victim Shannon Malloy was made a living medical history when a crash caused her head to smash into the dashboard & itself from her spine known as internal decapitation. Malloy’s spinal cord remained intact, which allowed screws inserted into her neck to keep her skull in place. Doctors fought to keep Malloy alive long enough & keep her skull from slipping from her neck. They were able to stabilise her head though nerve damage made her cross-eyed & the first to survive this.

3D rendered CT of the abdomen and pelvis shows the skeleton of the eel, which apparently had chewed through the colon wall!

The Pupula duplex is a medical oddity that is characterized by having two irises/ pupils in each eyeball.

  • Dave Condit

    Pupula duplex does not appear in any legitimate medical literature. This is undoubtedly a fake.

WORCESTER, Mass.: Frank and Louie the cat was born with two faces, two mouths, two noses, and three eyes. Twelve years after his owner rescued him from being put to sleep because of his condition, the cat is not only thriving but has made it into the 2012 Guinness Book of World Records as the longest surviving member of a group known as Janus Cats, named for a Roman god with two faces.

Remote controlled Cyborg Sperm - Remote controlled Cyborg Sperm December 16, 2013 | by wordlesstech team | Remote controlled Cyborg Sperm (1) Scientists developed tiny hybrid robots that could shepherd individual sperm to eggs to help fertilization, or to deliver targeted doses of drugs

A man had his hand fixed to his ankle for a month before doctors successfully reattached it to his arm.

Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov is a Buddhist Lama considered to have reached Nirvana, due to the lifelike state of his corpse, which is not subject to macroscopic decay. He died in 1927 and upon the latest examination in 2002, scientists and pathologists stated his body is “in the condition of someone who had died 36 hours ago”.

Decellularization is a tissue engineering technique designed to strip out the cells from a donor organ, leaving nothing but connective tissue that used to hold the cells in place. This scaffold of connective tissue - called a "ghost organ" for its pale and almost translucent appearance - can then be reseeded with a patient's own cells, with the goal of regenerating an organ that can be transplanted into the patient without fear of tissue rejection.This is in the experimental stage.

Radiolarian--a single-celled aquatic animal (phylum Actinopoda) that has a spherical, amoebalike body with a spiny skeleton of silica. SEM image

Nudibranche à beignes - Donut Nudibranch.

Medical Oddities Anatomy Pop-Up Book for Children.

The Loa loa worm, also called the “African eye worm."