10 Spine-Chilling Medical X-Rays

10 Spine-Chilling Medical X-Rays

Using radiation to obtain an image for medical purposes, X-ray machines have helped many doctors to be in assistance of people in their needs, whether acquired by accident or through natural bodily process.

Most X-rays are conducted for medical examinations and identification of broken bones in the body. However, you won’t believe these 10 examples of X-ray images that we have found.

These X-rays will give you a hair-rising experience while you look at them one by one.

1.  Swallowed Magnets and Metal Balls


The bright spots that popped up in the X-ray are 30 steel balls and magnets that was swallowed by an eight-year-old girl named Haley Lens.

2.  Spear Piercing Skull


The 16-year-old Yasser Lopez has been in a spear gun-related  incident when he accidentally fired it and it pierced his skull and brain.


3.  Cell Phone in Rectum


In Welikada jail in Colombo, Sri Lanka, a convict has tried to smuggle a phone by hiding it in his rectum. He got caught when his butt started to produce sounds, as he forgot to set it on vibrate.

4.  Key Lodged in Eye


A 17-month-old infant accidentally fell on a set of keys while playing. In turn, a key got lodged in his right eye, also penetrating the brain.

5.  Head Stabbed With Knife


After helping a friend from being robbed, a 15-year-old was stabbed in the head a five-inch knife, while another mugger stabbed him twice in the back.

6.  Spatula Lodged in Throat


Due to allergic reaction that was induced by one of the ingredients while cooking, a 31-year-old woman has began to suffer swelling of throat and difficulty in breathing. Instead of calling for help and in her attempts to clear her throat, she pushed her fingers down to her throat. While this method did not work, she  tried again, but this time, with three chopsticks, but failed again ultimately.

In desperate need to alleviate the symptoms by herself, she shoved down the handle of a 12-inch spatula down her throat, and it got stuck in the process.

7. Nail gun Accident


Isidro Mejia, 39 years of age, was on his work when his nail gun accidentally sent off six nails in to his head, lodging deep into his skull.


8.  Scissors Left in Patient


This X-ray shows a pair of surgical scissors that was left inside the abdomen of 69-year-old Pat Skinner after having undergone surgery.

9.  Giant Kidney Stone


This kidney stone appeared to be as large as a regular coconut with the diameter of 6.7 inches and weighs about 2.48 pounds.

10.  Bottle in Butt


This bottle was stuck in the butt of a male patient in his need to satisfy his sexual urges. When the bottle got stuck, he attempted to dislodge it using a piece of wire, which also got eventually gut stick inside with the bottle. It was then that he decided to go to the hospital and seek medical attention.


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