25 Strangest Things Found in an X-Ray

While normally x-rays reveal things like broken bones or fluid filled lungs, every once in a while they expose something a little more strange. How strange? Painfully strange. Get ready to cringe because on this list you’ll find everything from knives and wedding rings to cellphones and hand grenades. These are the stories behind the 25 strangest things found in an x-ray.

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Attractive Candies

Magnetic X-Ray

When 8-year old Haley Lents found shiny metallic objects laying around the house she naturally assumed them to be candy. Before long her intestines were filled with magnets and she had to be taken to the hospital to keep them from clumping up inside her.


Sharp Headache

Sharp Headache

Is amazing how many people can have nails rammed straight through their skulls without knowing anything about it. The x-ray above belongs to a man in South Korea who showed up at the emergency room complaining of a headache only to get some surprising news.


Head Grenade

Head Grenade

We’re not exactly sure if this is even possible but if so, this soldier was unlucky enough to find out how.


X-Ray of a Suicide Bomber

Grenade X-Ray

Another hand grenade, this time in the stomach of a terrorist. Apparently he didn’t think his plan through very well though because he had no way of actually detonating the grenade once it was in his stomach.


Chair Leg

Chair Leg

Shafique el-Fahkri learned the hard way not get in bar fights Down Under when 20-year old Liam Peart hurled a chair in his direction. The result: one leg of the chair pierced through his eyesocket and went all the way down through his neck.

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