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12 of The Rarest and Weirdest Diseases Know to Mankind

By Karly Carpena
October 24, 2016

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3Stone Man Syndrome: When we become injured or work out, we destroy fibrous tissue in the body, and it gets repaired with more fibrous tissue. This disturbing condition is a genetic mutation that causes the body’s repair functions to use bone tissue instead of fibrous tissue when reconstructing damaged tissue. As you can imagine, this means that the person’s body slowly starts hardening internally, as every fibrous tissue gets replaced with bone. Eventually they become paralyzed by their own skeleton, causing a slow, completely immobilized death for which there is no cure.