ne in a million? What are the odds?
Science has made big advances in medicine to tackle some of the deadliest diseases imaginable. But there are still some diseases out there that have left humans completely puzzled. Some of these diseases affect our bodies in ways that are completely unexplained or unusual.
There are many diseases in the world that people are suffering from. Some might be worse than others, but they all are not welcome in any way. Today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Rarest Conditions and Diseases:
POEMS is an acronym that stands for Polyneuropathy (affecting many nerves), Organomegaly (abnormal enlargement of an organ), Endocrinopathy (affecting certain hormone-producing glands), Monoclonal gammopathy, and skin defects.
Other names for the disorder include Crow-Fukase Syndrome, Takatsuki syndrome, and PEP Syndrome.
- progressive weakness of the nerves in the arms and legs
- enlarged liver or spleen
- darkening of the skin
- excessive hair growth