Liver Trauma in the Kitchen: Preparing Whipped Cream with a Siphon Is Not without Risk

@inproceedings{Bourenne2015LiverTI,
  title={Liver Trauma in the Kitchen: Preparing Whipped Cream with a Siphon Is Not without Risk},
  author={J{\'e}r{\'e}my Bourenne and B{\'e}atrice {\'E}on and Fouad Bouzana and Dominique Lambert and Estelle Jean and Pierre Michelet and Marc Gainnier},
  booktitle={Case reports in critical care},
  year={2015}
}
We report the case of a 36-year-old woman suffering from liver injury caused by the malfunction of a whipped cream siphon. When this patient handled the whipped cream siphon, the screwed metallic upper part of the siphon was suddenly dissociated from its base and came violently striking her right hypochondrium. At first, the severity of injury was underestimated. Subsequently, due to the persistence of pain experienced by the patient, an abdominal CT scan was performed. It highlighted a severe… CONTINUE READING
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