16 X-Rays You Won’t Believe Are Real

X-Ray techs must be a hardy bunch. They see a lot of bizarre and horrifying injuries, from broken bones to unusual swallowed objects. But these photos of real-life medical cases take the cake. Some of them are funny, and some of them will make you do the thing where you ball your fists up against your chest. Thankfully, they all survived their ordeals. These 16 X-Rays are presented in order from relatively least to relatively most extreme.

 

16. A doctor gingerly removed this fully intact light bulb from the lower intestine of a Pakistani prisoner.

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