Over the year's humanity has had to face an extremely formidable enemy: Disease. Malaria, AIDS, Ebola, and currently the COVID-19. Diseases known by the whole world and which affect or have affected in the past thousands of people. However, there are other diseases that are just as serious but much rarer. We will see some of them.
The Dercum disease
This is an extremely serious disease that mainly affects postmenopausal women. People in a situation of obesity have also been greatly exposed to this disease. Also called adiposis dolorosa, Dercum disease have been characterized by the appearance of fatty tissues called lipomas all over the body which can be very painful. If you are unsure about the nature of some strange-looking pimples, it is essential that you go and see a specialist.
The Alien hand syndrome
As its name suggests, the syndrome of the capricious hand reflects a serious neurological disorder. People who suffer from this disorder have their hands moving uncontrollably without being able to control them. Unfortunately, no treatment is available at this time. However, it is essential to consult a doctor to find a way to control the crisis.
The so-called Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome.
Just as rare as the previous, Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome also known as progeria disease affects approximately one hundred people worldwide. People who suffer from this genetic disease do not exceed 25 kg and 1 m 10. The cause of death is the accelerated aging that the victims suffer from. There is no treatment for the moment.
The Ribose-5-phosphate isomerase deficiency.
One cannot talk about the rarest diseases without mentioning the rarest disease in the world, there are only 3 known cases worldwide. No treatment is available and the disease has not yet been fully understood by scientists. The rare victims of this disease had symptoms such as seizures or developmental delay.