Woman had rare condition that meant she saw human faces as dragons

Woman had rare condition that meant she saw human faces as dragons

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The 52-year-old was plagued with hallucinations all her life (Picture: REX Shutterstock)

It sounds like the stuff of nightmares, but for one woman, seeing dragons instead of human faces was an everyday occurrence.

According to an Anglo-Dutch research team in the Hague, the Netherlands, a 52-year-old woman presented at a psychiatric clinic in 2011 plagued with something utterly bizarre Рeven to the experienced doctors.

For her entirety of her life she’d seen human faces metamorphose into the faces of dragons, with this same hallucination happening multiple times each day.

‘She could perceive and recognise actual faces, but after several minutes they turned black, grew long, pointy… Read the full story

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