15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms

We all hear those crazy urban legends about doctors removing spider eggs from a dude's butt or pumping $100 in quarters from a kid's stomach. We dismiss them as scary nonsense. But it turns out that some of those stories are definitely real.

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - A colorado man went to the doctor complaining of tooth pain and blurred vision. Turns out hSource: NY Times

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - John Manley had no idea how the plastic spoon fragment got in his lung and gave him two yeaSource: CNN

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - Colleen Burns opened her eyes to find herself on the operating table, doctors about to remoSource: ABC News

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - Cancer patient Gloria Ramirez went to the hospital. Nurses smelled something strange when tSource: LA Times

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - A pencil went into Margaret Wener’s cheek and into her brain when she was four. Doctors couSource: CBS News

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - An eight-year-old swallowed 30 magnets and metal balls, thinking they “looked like candy.” Source: CBS News

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - When a man in Ireland lost his thumb, doctors transplanted one of his big toes in its placeSource: BBC

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - A woman coughed for six months before doctors stuck a camera down her throat and found a taSource: Washington Post

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - A 20-year-old man went to the ER with intestinal pain. Turned out his boyfriend had filled Source: merican Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - An Indian farmer carried his unborn twin for 36 years. Doctors finally cut into him, expectSource: ABC

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - Rosemary Alvarez was experiencing headaches and blurred vision. Doctors suspected a brain tSource: ABC News

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - A 77-year old woman lost consciousness, and when doctors checked her out, they saw she’d haSource: Reuters

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15 Weird Cases That Walked Into Doctors' Operating Rooms - Tyson Smith had complications that made a convention heart transplant risky. So doctors addSource: ABC News

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