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Freaky Human Mutations

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kenzie reames

on 6 November 2012

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Transcript of Freaky Human Mutations

photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli noun /myo͞oˈtāSHən/ 
mutations, plural 1. A distinct form resulting from such a change THE ELEPHANT MAN This elephant like appearance done to Huang Chucai is caused by a genetic disorder called nuerofibromatosis which affects the growth of neural cell tissue causing him to have a massive 50 lb tumor on his face! MERMAID SYNDROME The technical term is serenomila. It's a very rare congenital deformity. the legs are fused together giving a mermaid like appearance. Unfortanetly most patients don't live long because of the underdevelopment of the kidneys and bladder. TREE MAN Dede Kosawa has a rare skin disorder called Epidermodysplasia verruciformis or er which makes him and other patients liable to widespread HPV warts all over their bodies causing a bark-like appearance giving Kosawa the nickname Tree Man GIGANTIC HANDS Lui Hua has the world's largest hands because of a rare disease called macrodactyly. The disease causes the tissue in the fingers and toes to grow at an abnormally fast rate 8 LIMBED GIRL lakshmmi is a little girl from India that has 2 sets of arms/hands and 2 sets of legs/feet. This is very rare and is caused by a type of conjoined twin called a parasistic twin Weird Human Mutations MU-TA-TI-ON
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