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Disturbing Medical Images from History

The Mutter museum holds the record for medical anomalies and photographs of such anomalies of the past and present day. Some of these images are incredible yet are a disturbing sight for some, so read and watch at your own risk.

Giant

This photo is of the skeleton of a man named John Aasen who was an employ at a local circus as a side act. He was almost 7 and half feet tall and because of is eight he was also offered role in early Hollywood moves.

Giant

Triple Amputee

This is the picture of a thirty two year old man who got his two legs and one arm successfully amputated successfully second time in history of USA. He suffered from an accident by falling under a material transporting train.

Triple Amputee

Widow Sunday

This picture is actually of the wax model of a woman called Widow Sunday with actual name being Madame Dimanche. The reason for her bizarre nick name as the 9.9 inch horn protruding out of her forehead which took six years to grew this long. The horn was later removed by a French surgeon of the time.

Widow Sunday

Foot Deformity

This picture was the earliest photograph record of the deformity that resulted from birth defects. This deformity not only occurs in feet but for hands as well.

Foot Deformity

Enlarged Bosom

This photograph depicts and unfortunate woman who suffered from the Bilateral Hypertrophy for both of her breasts. Luckily for woman she successfully was able to get rid of them via surgical intervention. After removal, the left breast weighed about 17 pounds while the right breast weighed about forty three pounds.

Enlarged Bosom

Elephantiasis

This is the picture of a man who suffered from massive deformity of lower region that he begged for amputation. Although he was not completely amputated but to relive most of his pain, excessive tissues were surgically removed. However the man unfortunately died five months after operation.

Elephantiasis

Cyclopia

This is a picture of a baby suffer forma birth defect in which body unable to separate two eyes properly end up merging them as one. This is a rare birth defect and the most babies who survive such deformity only live past few hours.

Cyclopia

 

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