15 Tragic Facial Deformities

By Kathryn Rostan

There is no such thing as the “perfect face”. With that being said, you can’t help but feel for these people with facial deformities. But these deformities make them no less of people, let’s be clear on that.

Here are 15 tragic facial deformities.

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Kathryn Rostan is a Staff Writer for Rant, Inc.

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15. Genetic Disorder

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This facial deformity is known as neurofibromatosis. It results in tumors forming on nerve tissue.

15. Genetic Disorder

This facial deformity is known as neurofibromatosis. It results in tumors forming on nerve tissue.

14. Facial Tumor

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This is absolutely mind-boggling.

14. Facial Tumor

This is absolutely mind-boggling.

13. Elephant Man

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India's "Elephant Man" also suffers from neurofibromatosis.

13. Elephant Man

India's "Elephant Man" also suffers from neurofibromatosis.

12. No Face

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This three year old was actually born without a face.

12. No Face

This three year old was actually born without a face.

11. Elephant Baby

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This 5-day-old baby is worshiped as Hindu God "Ganesha" due to her deformities.

11. Elephant Baby

This 5-day-old baby is worshiped as Hindu God "Ganesha" due to her deformities.

10. Giant Growth

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José Mestre of Lisbon, Portugal had a growth that started on his lips. It has now turned into this.

10. Giant Growth

José Mestre of Lisbon, Portugal had a growth that started on his lips. It has now turned into this.

9. Christian Buchanan

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This child was born without eyes and with a severe cleft lip. These conditions have led to facial deformities as well as blindness.

9. Christian Buchanan

This child was born without eyes and with a severe cleft lip. These conditions have led to facial deformities as well as blindness.

8. Craniofacial Malformation

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This newborn was victim to craniofacial malformation.

8. Craniofacial Malformation

This newborn was victim to craniofacial malformation.

7. Vietnam War Deformity

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The deformity in this 5-year-old is likely caused by Agent Orange used by American forces during the Vietnam War.

7. Vietnam War Deformity

The deformity in this 5-year-old is likely caused by Agent Orange used by American forces during the Vietnam War.

6. Treacher Collins Syndrome

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5-year-old Juliana Wetmore was born with the most severe case of Treacher Collins Syndrome on record. She has undergone 27 surgeries in her lifetime and was also born without cranial bones.

6. Treacher Collins Syndrome

5-year-old Juliana Wetmore was born with the most severe case of Treacher Collins Syndrome on record. She has undergone 27 surgeries in her lifetime and was also born without cranial bones.

5. Hebra Nose

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This deformity if often seen in patients in the granulomatous stage of rhinoscleroma.

5. Hebra Nose

This deformity if often seen in patients in the granulomatous stage of rhinoscleroma.

4. Proteus Syndrome

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22-year-old Sain Mumtaz is the victim of Proteus Syndrome. During this condition, organs and tissues that have been affected by the disease basically grow out of proportion to the rest of the body.

4. Proteus Syndrome

22-year-old Sain Mumtaz is the victim of Proteus Syndrome. During this condition, organs and tissues that have been affected by the disease basically grow out of proportion to the rest of the body.

3. Hamamy syndrome

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Hamamy syndrome is a rare disorder that causes abnormal facial features.

3. Hamamy syndrome

Hamamy syndrome is a rare disorder that causes abnormal facial features.

2. Dioxin Poisoning

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This facial deformity is the cause of dioxin poisoning.

2. Dioxin Poisoning

This facial deformity is the cause of dioxin poisoning.

1. Apert's Syndrome

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Apert's syndrome is characterized by the "premature fusion of certain skull bones".

1. Apert's Syndrome

Apert's syndrome is characterized by the "premature fusion of certain skull bones".