In severe cases of koilonychia, the nails have a spoon-like indent in the middle. Often the nail is also split vertically down the center.
Ventricular Septal Defect
This is the heart of a child with a congenital ventricular septal defect, which means the deoxygenated blood from the right heart and the oxygenated blood from the left heart mix.
This is disgusting
The right ventricle of this heart is filled with clotted blood. The left ventricle shows patchy fibrosis of the posterior wall and papillary muscles with stenotic fibrosis of the mitral.
Xu Anyou from Fuzhou, in eastern China’s Jiangxi Province, has a form of Elephantiasis. Elephantiasis results in the enlargement of an area of the body, especially the limbs. Parasitic worms, spread by mosquitoes, can grow up to four inches long and block the lymphatic system, causing arms, legs, breasts or genitals to swell to huge sizes. As Xu grew older his feet became so large he was unable to find a suitable pair of shoes. But after hearing about Xu’s plight, the manager of a local company has presented him with three pairs of tailor-made shoes which are 28.5cm long and 22.5cm wide.
Brain and its functions