Phantom of the Opera: Another biochemical disorder?
Erick disfiguration in Phantom of the Opera has been explained in different ways in different movies: as result of a fire, the action of an acid..but which was the explanation behind the novel, according to those that studied Gaston Leroux works?
The Biochemistry at the movies page has been updated with information about the Phantom of the Opera’s disease. Visit it and you will find an answer!
The disease that aflicted him has been object of discussion during many years: absinthe intoxications, arsenite poisoning, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, Lead poisoning, Meniere’s disease, Syphilis, have been among the atributted causes of his symptoms and signs.
We have talked already about the arsenite poisoning hypothesis.
Since Vincent Van Gogh’s life and medical condition have been presented in at least 5 major films, and I have already a thread about Porphyria in the movies, I invite you to read the basis that supports that Vincent Van Gogh suffered from Porphyria in the Biochemistry at the movies page.
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