When we were kids, we couldn’t hear enough about illnesses, weird medical conditions or strange diseases. Not much has changed since then. When we read in the news about an outbreak of a highly contagious flu or some other disease, we’re both fascinated and terrified.
But have you ever heard of blue-skinned people or Alien Hand Syndrome? Here’s a list with 10 of the strangest diseases out there.
1. Argyria: blue skin disorder
Argyria is a condition caused by exposure to chemical forms of the element silver. As silver accumulates in the body over time, it causes the skin to develop a bluish tinge. The process is thought to be irreversible.