10 Shocking X Rays that are unbelievably real
X-rays are undoubtedly helpful when it comes to detecting serious medical issues. While X-rays can help us resolve critical medical problems, sometimes such incidents baffle doctors as to the nature of x rays and how certain objects got there. Sometimes, however x-rays have revealed shocking truths that could be construed as fake although they weren’t. Check out the 10 shocking x-rays that turned out very real.
10 Whats poking him in the face
Juacelo Nunes de Oliveira a 39 year old Brazilian Taxi driver was stabbed in the skull during a bar brawl. The knife blade ran behind his eye down to his jawbone. A centimeter more and he would have lost his sense of sight and smell. High on liquor and adrenaline, Oliveira did not even feel the knife there. It took surgeons 3 hours to remove the blade.
9 Breaking Up is hard to do
It isn’t easy separating Siamese twins and the process may also endanger the life of the siblings as such procedures can give rise to complications. However, Siamese twins Allison and Amelia Tucker joined in the lower chest and abdomen also shared a liver and pericardium. Surgeons magically worked 7 hours nonstop on 7th Nov 2012 to separate the girls who are now leading healthy lives.
8 Gimme A High Six!
Many people are born with an extra finger and the condition is called postaxial polydactyl which affects 1 in 1,339 births. While some have a nub, others have six developed fingers. There isn’t a problem in having extra fingers although an extra thumb may cause problems of movement. Artist Jimmy Cliff had six fingers.
7 She swallowed what tasted good
8 year old Haley Lent of Indiana swallowed 30 foreign objects. 20 steel balls and 10 magnets form one of her Magnetix toy sets. Because of the magnetic nature, they stuck to one another tearing her intestines to bits. Haley was immediately rushed for an emergency surgery.
6 Crushed hands
The x-ray of a soldiers hands after being hit by an RPG shell in combat. The x-ray was taken to figure out if anything was salvageable or repairable by surgery. As per reports, one of the man’s hands was saved but with restricted mobility.
5 Her heart’s in the right place
An x ray of an obese woman who had undergone gastric bypass surgery to reduce her stomach. You can see the comparison as before and after x rays. Gastric bypass surgery can help you only if you remain committed to a lifestyle change.