Mind & Body

Stone Man Syndrome Slowly Turns People Into Bone

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or FOP, is an extremely rare disease. A perhaps more descriptive name for the tragic condition is stone man syndrome. This disease slowly turns the muscles of those it affects into bone. Find out more details about this puzzling and disastrous disease in the video below.

The People Who Slowly Turn to Bone

This is the tragic stone man syndrome.

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All About Cotard's Syndrome

People with this condition truly believe they are dead.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Cotard's Syndrome is a rare mental illness. 00:53

  2. Depression and/or schizophrenia are common in people who suffer from Cotard's. 01:50

  3. One patient with Cotard's agreed to a scan of his brain: 02:19

What Is Phantom Limb Syndrome?

Sufferers can feel pain from limbs that do not exist.

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Written by Curiosity Staff October 5, 2016