Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
"Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An occupational disorder resulting from prolonged exposure to vibration, affecting the fingers, hands, and forearms. It occurs in workers who regularly use vibrating tools such as jackhammers, power chain saws, riveters, etc. Symptoms include episodic finger blanching, NUMBNESS, tingling, and loss of nerve sensitivity.
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- Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
- Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
- Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes
- Syndrome, Hand-Arm Vibration
- Syndromes, Hand-Arm Vibration
- Vibration Syndrome, Hand-Arm
- Vibration Syndromes, Hand-Arm
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