Anorexia nervosa is a serious psychological disorder that affects the body in very harmful and visible ways. Although all cases of anorexia are significant, some stand out as being particularly shocking. Here are ten of the most extreme cases of anorexia that have been captured in medical records.
These twin sisters (who are also both doctors) suffer from such severe forms of anorexia that they have childlike bodies and voices. Before they began to recover, each sister had a habit of pitting her disease against the other.
Jeremy Gillitzer, a once-stunning male model, illustrates that women are not the only people who suffer from anorexia. Men do too. Gillitzer was unable to recover from the disease and died in 2010 when he was just twenty-eight years old. He weighed only sixty-six pounds at the time.