buffer’s belly

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buffer’s belly

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buffer’s belly

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

A condition cause by the vibrations of a floor buffer against an operator’s beer gut, which he uses to stabilise the device (see images, left).

Clinical findings In extreme cases, the vibrations may rupture regional abscesses or hollow organs, leading to acute peritonitis

Reference N Engl J Med. 1988 Mar 3;318(9):584

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