Anomalies - http://listverse.com/2009/01/08/top-10-bizarre-medical-anomalies/ 
John Merrick   http://www.westword.com/1994-02-23/culture/social-disservice/ - "John Merrick had a terrible disease (never correctly diagnosed, but now considered 'Proteus syndrome') that so disfigured him, he was known as the 'Elephant Man.'"
Mjorud, Herbert  Fighting Cancer with Christ - Chapter 2 Mjorud, You Have Filariasis worm/parasite -
Mjorud Evangelistic Association, 3604 Coolidge St NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 55418, Phone 1-612-789-7803
"Filariasis comes from a mosquito bite much like malaria...One bite from a mosquito carrying an infinitesimally small larva deposts it into your blood stream.  From that larva, millions of small hairlike parasites, very thin worms about an inch long when mature, develop.  They make their home in your lymphatic system, feed on your blood, & travel through your blood stream while you are asleep.  Your attacks of vertigo came when they laid siege to your inner ear. 
Your pain in the knee and lumbar muscle was, likewise, an attack.  They  work like beavers, building dams control the supply of  blood to the calf of your leg.  When they have done this, they build colonies below your knee causing swelling, and this state of
filariasis is called elephantiasis.  When you traveled to a colder climate...they ceased their damming work on your knees & went into hibernation....They not only cause elephantiasis, but because they leave residues within your lymphatic system, cancer usually follows...
You will take Hetrazan, a poison with no known side effects, for 21 days, then stop for 3 months, & then take it again for 3 days or 4 days, then off for 3 months.  That will be the cycle, 4 days of medicine, 3 months without, & this, perhaps, for the rest of your life....These little white ones are Hetrazan.  This is the poison that kills the parasites. 
Take 1 every 3 or 4 hours, excepting your sleeping time...You will feel listless and out of sorts.  Just stay in bed & rest....

I claimed the promise of  Mark 15:18 'If they drink any deadly thing, it will not hurt them'...
The Lord heard my prayers...The druggist gave me a prescription form wherein I noted that the drug was to be given according to weight.  According to my calculations, I was taking only a half dosage...
(The usual drug for a Ceylonese & their average weight was about half mine), so I increased the dosage by 2."

Chapter I Highly Recommend Immediate Surgery shares that, "The reason for taking it (a blood test) after I had been asleep was that the (filariasis) larvae only move in the blood stream while one is asleep & then move very freely."
Proteus Syndrome - Blog http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/gallery/displaycomments.php?pos=-237  
Another name for the disease can be
Proteus Syndrome, which causes an overgrowth of bone and other tissue...
It can be a thyroid
disease due to lack of iodine (salt) It really isn't that rare. It is very common in 3rd world countries.
Proteus Syndrome - Resources for Specific Conditions  http://www.dent.umich.edu/faceit/spc_org.html  
Proteus Syndrome - http://www.proteus-syndrome.org
http://www.proteus-syndrome.org/html/proteus/definition.htm In 1983 a German Pediatrician, Hans-Rudolf Wiedemann, named it proteus syndrome, for the Greek God Proteus “the polymorphous” presumably because of the variable manifestation in the 4 unrelated boys 1st identified with the syndrome...
The syndrome became widely known when it was determined that Joseph Merrick(the patient depicted in the play & movie "The Elephant Man") had severe Proteus syndrome rather than neurofibromatosis as was initially suggested.
Roundworms - Lymphatic Filariasis  http://www.umm.edu/altmed/ConsConditions/Print/Roundwormscc.html 


http://www.umm.edu/altmed/ConsConditions/Print/Roundwormscc.html#NutritionDiet  Nutrition and Dietary Supplements = Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Fig (Ficus glabrata), Andrographis root (Andrographis paniculata), Garlic (Allium sativum), Wormseed (Chenopodium ambrosioides), Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), Turmeric (Curcuma longa), Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), pumpkin seeds & husks (Curcubita pepo), Punica granatum (Pomegranate bark), & quassia (Picraena excelsa).  (Warning if pregnant, Pomegranate bark may cause uterus contractions.)  


Osborn, Tommy Lee (TL)  Why? Tragedy, Trauma, Triumph   www.osborn.org 
Chapter 6 Witnesses of God shares healing of man with elephantiasis.


Etymology: from the Greek god PrwteuV (=Proteus, the polymorphous, thus the word “protean”).
Proteus was considered either the son of Poseidon (the god of the sea), or his assistant. He was the guardian of the seals.
Proteus knew the past, present, & future...He did not like to prophesize so he would hide...
The visitor had to sneak on him during the nap he took with his seals on the island K?rpathos in the south-east Aegean sea. When caught he would metamorphose into all sorts of monsters & wild beasts. If the visitor was not discouraged, he would return to his normal appearance & tell the answer.
Polymorphous  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymorphism + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymorphous_perversity
Polymorph  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymorph
Vagalas, Bishop - The Witch Doctor and the Man - http://patholliday.com/order%20form.htm  www.sidroth.org/radio
Autobiography of Samuel Kanco, former African witch doctor. 
It will AMAZE you.  Samuel told Sid Roth that what ever bad thing happens to you, it happens in the spirit world 1st. There is 1 chapter where Kanco shares his revelation of the demonic realm under the sea where demons manifest at will.  Additionally witches' spirits by demonic power can enter into this demonic city under the water.
He also told Sid that witch doctors travel in their spirit, not in their body, to do harm on earth.