14 Dec '11, 6am

LOL. How it goes in? New book shows X-ray pics of objects 'stuck' inside patients, including a Buzz Lightyear

LOL. How it goes in? New book shows X-ray pics of objects 'stuck' inside patients, including a Buzz Lightyear

This embarrassing X-ray reveals a Buzz Lightyear doll - complete with its wings deployed - lodged inside a patient, the Sun reported. -- PHOTO: KOREA HERALD (KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - This embarrassing X-ray reveals a Buzz Lightyear doll - complete with its wings deployed - lodged inside a patient, the Sun reported. The bizarre snap is one of 100 awkward ailments that feature in new book, Stuck Up! 100 Objects Inserted And Ingested in Places They Shouldn't Be. Doctors collected the X-ray-ted pics in an attempt to take the stigma away from such incidents so people are not afraid to seek medical help. The book was written by doctors Marty Sindhian, Rich Dreben and Murdoc Knight. It also features patients with glasses, scissors and even a cassette tape wedged inside them. Dr Sindhian said: 'Younger people are more likely to swallow objects, or stick them in their nose...

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