Friday, 4 November 2011
Man's Facial Image Seen in Ultrasound
A mystical image or sheer coincidence? Either way, that’s one sad ‘nad.
Doctors in Canada were scanning through ultrasound images of a 45-year-old man with a painful mass in his testicles when they did a doubletake. There was a man's face staring up at them, the mouth grimacing as if he were in agony.
"It looked like a man screaming in pain, which I thought was hilarious considering the clinical picture of the poor guy," Dr. G. Gregory Roberts, School of Medicine at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, told msnbc.com
Roberts and urologist Dr. Naji J. Touma reported their amazing discovery -- which ranks right up with the grilled cheese Madonna or pancake Jesus -- in a recent issue of the medical journal Urology.
In the article, "The Face of Testicular Pain: A Surprising Ultrasound Finding," the doctors revealed that, upon spotting the distinctive tumor, a "brief debate ensued on whether the image could have been a sign from a deity (perhaps "Min" the Egyptian god of male virility; however, the consensus deemed it a mere coincidental occurrence rather than a divine proclamation."
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