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She has her hands on her hips and the outline of her bust can be made out.
The actress had been admitted for surgery for endometriosis, a condition of the womb which caused her a lot of physical pain.
Film footage shows her leaving the hospital two days after the X-ray was taken, looking unkempt.
She was still married at the time to American baseball star Joe Di Maggio although the couple had split and were going through divorce proceedings.
Two months earlier she filmed her famous scene from classic movie Seven Year Itch where a warm air vent billows her white dress up around her waist.
The x-ray carries her married name of Marilyn Di Maggio.
A young doctor working in the hospital's radiology department later obtained the x-rays and when he taught at the centres medical school , used t to show it to students.
It later passed to his daughter who has put it up for sale.
The x-ray is expected to fetch up to $1,200 USD (£780 GBP) at a sale of showbiz memorabilia being staged at the Planet Hollywood resort and casino in Las Vegas on June 26 this year by Julien's Auctions.
Manager Darren Julien said: "There should be a lot of interest as it is the ultimate look into the legend."