The Five Weirdest Diseases Of The Human Body

Published January 28, 2012
Updated August 22, 2017

Cotard Delusion

Strange Disease

Cotard Delusion or Cotard’s disease describes people who suffer from the belief that they are dead. Affected people believe that they have lost all of their blood and their internal organs. The disease is related to extreme stress, ergo treatment is very difficult.

Blaschko’s Lines

Strange Disease

First noted in 1901, Blaschko’s lines are an extremely rare and unexplained medical phenomenon. Though not exactly a disease, Blashko’s lines are an invisible pattern built into human DNA that gives the appearance of stripes across the body.

Strange Disease

Discover more of the worst maladies to have ever struck humanity with these interesting diseases.

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Mamta Bhatt
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John Kuroski
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John Kuroski is the editorial director of All That's Interesting. He graduated from New York University with a degree in history, earning a place in the Phi Alpha Theta honor society for history students. An editor at All That's Interesting since 2015, his areas of interest include modern history and true crime.
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Bhatt, Mamta. "The Five Weirdest Diseases Of The Human Body." AllThatsInteresting.com, January 28, 2012, https://allthatsinteresting.com/weirdest-diseases-human-body. Accessed May 18, 2024.