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Bizarre Medical Conditions Quiz
by Staff
Some medical conditions are so bizarre it's hard to believe they're not made up. See if you can answer the questions below about some bizarre medical conditions that seem almost too bad to be true.

The condition that sometimes causes sufferers of strokes or traumatic brain injuries to speak with a different accent is:

  • Maginot Tongue Disorder
  • Stockholm Syndrome
  • Foreign Accent Syndrome
  • Funny Accent Disorder

About how many people have Periodic Paralysis syndrome?

  • one in 100
  • one in 1,000
  • one in 100,000
  • one in 1,000,000

Hypertrichosis is also sometimes informally called:

  • Vampire Disorder
  • Mummy Disease
  • Zombification
  • Werewolf syndrome

Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) is spread by:

  • mosquitoes
  • unprotected sex
  • word of mouth
  • a fungus that grows on peanuts

Fregoli syndrome causes people to believe that complete strangers are in fact:

  • famous celebrities
  • people they know
  • aliens
  • mirages

Cotard's syndrome is a psychological disorder in which people believe they are:

  • immortal
  • Jesus Christ
  • famous
  • dead

Morgellons disease is a little understood condition that causes what to grow out of people's skin?

  • fur
  • blood vessels
  • strange fiber-like substances
  • cartilage

Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS) occurs because of:

  • genetics
  • growing up in a broken home
  • unknown reasons
  • excessive sexual desire

Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) has three unique features:

  • enlargement of the arms, blindness and dementia
  • high blood pressure, Foreign Accent Syndrome and migraine headaches
  • enlargement of a body part, stunted growth and cognitive difficulties
  • port-wine stain that forms on the skin, varicose veins and enlargement of a part of the body

Progeria has what effect on human aging?

  • it speeds it up significantly
  • it freezes it at age 1
  • it slows it down
  • it reverses it