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This afternoon, I met-up with Chera at the Telus Science World to check out. Gunther von Hagens ' Body Worlds exhibit!

The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia was originally opened in the 1900s for medical students to see in person extremely rare conditions, as well as the effects of diseases that had been cured or eradicated. It still stands today as the best place for medical students to get ”hands on” experience, as well as a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.

The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia was originally opened in the for medical students to come and see in person extremely rare conditions, and the effects of diseases that had been cured or eradicated. this place is awesome

Genoese medicine chest, 1562-1566. Beautiful, rare treasure!

Island of Chios) Medicine Chest. Painted on a box from the middle drawer is the symbol of Chios - a black eagle above a three-towered castle. The chest contains 126 drug bottles & pots.

Opium for headaches, pain,cramping, excitability and women's discomfort.....basically used as midol

Opium for relief of headache, pain, "excitability," “women’s discomforts.” alcohol and 3 grams of opium per ounce.

******HYPER-KYPHOSIS**********maybe even Ankylosing Spondylitis‎!?!?!?                 -no thank you  Museum of Osteology, Oklahoma City, OK, via Violent Acts of Beauty

******HYPER-KYPHOSIS**********maybe even Ankylosing Spondylitis‎! -no thank you Museum of Osteology, Oklahoma City, OK, via Violent Acts of Beauty

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

No case of "pupula duplex" has ever been reliably documented. This image is Photoshopped. "The Pupula duplex is a medical oddity that is characterized by having two irises/ pupils in each eyeball.

Vintage Medical illustration

Own a Piece of Morbid Medical History

Engraving of conjoined twins by Johann Gottlieb Walter, in his Observationes anatomicae,

gunther von hagens  acid corrosion cast of the arteries of the human hand and forearm

Cast of blood vessels of the human hand by Gunther Von Hagens. The human body is a beautiful thing.

Quintuple skull

“He was born by caesarean section on December in Madison, Wisconsin. Nearly institutionalized at an early age, he surprised doctors with his above normal intelligence, unusual in such.

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