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Medical Curiosities of the Freak Show Era

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This talk highlights some of the intriguing medical conditions that were grossly misunderstood in past times, and the people who were put on show due to suffering these disabilities – here we look back at the science behind the rare conditions such as conjoined twins and gigantism and discuss how and why they occur.

This talk is part of the Danby Society series.

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