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  1. Liquid nitrogen injury : a case report.

    Article - En anglais

    Despite the widespread use of liquid nitrogen, there are few reports of injuries caused by the use of this substance.

    We report a case in which a severe liquid nitrogen burn, requiring digital amputation, occurred despite the wearing of protective gloves.

    This case illustrates the potential dangers of working with liquid nitrogen, and raises questions as to whether adequate precautions are being taken to prevent such injuries.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Brûlure chimique, Azote liquide, Indice gravité, Amputation chirurgicale, Doigt, Exposition professionnelle, Main, Membre supérieur, Etude cas, Homme, Traumatisme, Peau pathologie, Chirurgie, Médecine travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Chemical burn, Liquid nitrogen, Severity score, Surgical amputation, Finger, Occupational exposure, Hand, Upper limb, Case study, Human, Trauma, Skin disease, Surgery, Occupational medicine

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0228410

    Code Inist : 002B16J. Création : 11/09/1998.