Twenty-two-year old Wu Xiaoyan’s parents have been unable to afford the medical costs and have had to watch helplessly as their beloved daughter’s face twisted out of shape – leaving her looking like one of the creations from the Avatar movie. Doctor Liao Quiqing from the hospital that is treating her in Lishui Zhejang, Southern China said: “She now has a severe facial deformity – a Fibrous Dysplasia.
Clump of hair tangled in a machine after worker was pulled in and scalped. The horrific ordeal of a factory worker who suffered life-changing injuries after being dragged into a conveyor belt has been revealed in the statement she gave to a court hearing over the accident. Kelly Nield recalled how she was ‘coughing up blood’ as she felt herself pulled into the mechanism - but the factory floor was so busy that nobody noticed the accident. ∞
In Guizhou, China, a 64-year-old man has a bizarre facial anomaly. According to the article, at the age of eleven, while in the mountains, he was licked in the face by a wolf and was supposedly infected by something, causing his facial disfigurement over time. *Im not a doctor but this image reminds me all too much of Noma, however all of the blogs/articles I read(providing I had to use Google translate) mentioned the wold being the source of this mans disfigurement.*
joe. My best guess it that is a birth defect known as progressive congenital macrodactyly, where basically, starting at birth, the fingers grew rapidly, at a faster rate than the others, and then never stopped. If they did not amputate his hand I bet they continued to grow!
MAN WITH EYE TUMOR, 1906 Large facial tumors have always fascinated medical photographers. Facial tumors are particularly obvious and usually brought to a surgeon’s attention before other areas of the body that can be easily concealed by clothing. Eye tumors could simply be covered by an eye patch in early stages and were frequently advanced before patients sought relief; many were painless. Because large numbers of people were disfigured from a variety of eye diseases, eye patches were…
#Rhinoplasty. Loss of #nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY. #weird #oddity #photography #odd #creepy #medical