#13 – Elephantiasis
Elephantiasis is a rare medical condition characterized by the abnormal swelling of skin and tissues. This disease typically occurs in the legs and testicles.
The cause of this serious illness is an obstruction of the lymphatic vessels. The most common reason for this disease to develop is the bite from certain parasitic mosquitoes. Sadly, over 40 million people are diagnosed with this illness that disfigures its bearer’s look.