Stormtrooper skull x-ray

Case contributed by Matt Skalski


Helmet stuck on head after attending a cosplay event.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Male

This frontal projection did not reveal an obvious cause for the helmet obstruction. It is however, quite an awesome image. 

Case Discussion

The astute observer may notice that this is not a genuine stormtrooper helmet, as there are no electronics for communications, nor is there evidence of integrated life support systems. Had this young man purchased a higher quality, functioning helmet, perhaps it would not have become stuck on his head.

See also: Chest x-ray of Tony Stark (aka Iron Man)

Credit for the concept of this image goes entirely to Andrew Dixon. 

*This is not a real x-ray. 

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