30 Strange And Rare Medical Cases That Show What Medical Professionals Deal With

Published 2 years ago

The medical world is full of anomalies and weird cases, but some are so rare and surprising that they become memorable. For example, a ladybug was found in the transverse colon during a screening colonoscopy, and 27 lenses were found stuck in an old woman’s eye. There are many more such stories that are quite interesting and only medical professionals can tell us about them.

r/MEDizzy is an online community where medical professionals discuss their experiences and stories, and a few fascinating cases have emerged from this subreddit in the past 3 years. Scroll below to see some of the most bizarre and rare things that happened in the medical world.

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#1 Extracted Tooth With Intact Nerve Root – Super Rare

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#2 Man Coughs Up Huge Blood Clot Shaped Like A Lung

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#3 Before And After Surgery For Blount’s Disease

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#4 The Medical Staff Of An Organ-Donation Operation Bow To Pay Tribute To 17-Year-Old Female Organ Donor Who Has Saved Multiple Human Lives

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#5 Incredible Well Performed Face Transplant

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#6 This Can Save Many Lives. 12 Signs Of Breast Cancer

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#7 James Harrison The “Man With The Golden Arm”

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“After needing 13 liters of blood for a surgery at the age of 13, a man named James Harrison pledged to donate blood once he turned 18. It was discovered that his blood contained a rare antigen which cured Rhesus disease. He has donated blood a record 1,000 times and saved 2,000,000 lives.”

#8 This Condition Is Called Mirror Hand Syndrome, Less Than 100 Cases Have Ever Been Diagnosed And The Cause Is Still Unknown

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#9 This Man Is A Hero

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“Maurice Hilleman developed vaccines for measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia and Haemophilus influenzae, among many others. He saved more lives than any other scientist during the 20th century.”

#10 Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate. Two Weeks Post Surgery

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#11 2 Surgeons After Successfully Removing A Set Of Brain Tumors During A 32 Hour Surgery

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#12 This Photograph Shows The Dramatic Differences In Two Boys Who Were Exposed To The Same Smallpox Source – One Was Vaccinated, One Was Not.

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#13 Second Degree Skin Burn Before And After “Spray-On Skin” Treatment

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#14 While An Adult May Be Able To Use One Prosthetic For A Decade, A Child Will Likely Require Several Prosthetics In That Same Time Period

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#15 Lightning Strike Survivor

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#16 Before & After Facial Transplantation

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#17 Ladybug Found In The Transverse Colon During Screening Colonoscopy

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#18 Case Study Of Tetanus In An Unvaccinated Child

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#19 “I Work In A Hospital. This Is The Aftermath Of A Trauma. He Lived”⁣⁣⁣⁣

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#20 The Difference Jaw Surgery And Rhinoplasty Made On This Woman

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#21 And That’s Why You Wear A Hard Hat

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#22 A Peanut Lodged Inside A Child’s Trachea

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#23 Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses Stuck In 67-Year-Old Woman’s Eye

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#24 According To My Doctor I Was The First Person In The World To Receive A 3D Printed Bone In 2014. Without It, I Would Have Lost My Knee

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#25 Syphilis Of The Skull. Venereal Diseases

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#26 Polydactyly Surgery – Full Case

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#27 Heart Transplant! Bad Heart Going Out And A New Heart Going In!

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#28 I Had A Brain Tumor Removed, And Now I’m A Bit Absent Minded

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#29 When The Husband Supports His Wife During Childbirth!

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#30 This Is Jc Sheitan Tenet, From Lyon, France. He Is A Tattoo Artist Amputee Who Uses A Prosthetic Tattoo Gun At Work!

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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