Disturbingly Informative

Her Name Was Carol Orzel

December 18, 2019

Text The Woman with Two Skeletons alongside images of Carol dressed in pink and her skeleton

In February 2019, the Mütter Museum welcomed the skeleton of Carol Orzel to our permanent exhibitions. Carol suffered from a rare disease called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP). In this video, Carol's former doctor, Frederick S. Kaplan, MD, describes her remarkable life and personality.