For many years, Robert Ripley (1890-1949) travelled the world in search of odd and amazing facts that were regularly published in newspaper cartoons under the heading “Believe It or Not!” Among his astonishing findings were dermatologic curiosities still featured in the many publications and museums that bear his name. As a tribute to Ripley, we present this special dermatology edition of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! sharing with you intriguing facts from the Ripley Entertainment archives.
Hoenig LJ, Burgdorf WHC. Ripley’s Believe It or NotDermatology Special Edition. JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(3):287. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8789