31 Bizarre and Shocking Medical Conditions

30. Birth Defects Caused by Agent Orangeagent orange

Agent Orange or Herbicide Orange is one of the herbicides or defoliants used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War. It is a mixture of equal parts of two herbicides but was contaminated with an extremely toxic dioxin compound. The chemical was sprayed on crops, plants, and trees by U.S. military to destroy cover for guerrilla fighters. But it also contaminated the soil, water, and produce of the locals. The photos above are just some of the devastating health effects of the toxic compound. Even four decades after the war, the effects can still be traced.