Avocado hand injury

Doctors are calling safety warnings on avocado's as many people cut their hands badly in an attempt to remove the stone from the fruit. Because more people started eating avocado's and having injuries whilst cutting in the fruit, the name avocadohand became popular.

People often use the point of the knife and try to dig around the stone. Eventually they slip off the stone and stabs the hand holding the avocado. Such an injury may cause tendon and / or nerve damage.