Thursday, January 27, 2011

Three Time World Heavyweight Champion

Challenge: Who's shown above and what's your diagnosis?

First image shown under Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License; second image is in the public domain.

2 comments:

arif said...

imblamagmohammad Ali
parkinson,s disease

Craig Chen said...

yup
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Textbook

The first image shows Muhammad Ali, American boxer, who is one of the most famous persons with Parkinson's disease. The second image is from William Richard Gowers' "A Manual of Diseases of the Nervous System" in 1886. The features to point out here are the masked facies and characteristic posture.

Source: Wikipedia.