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Disease Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

Name Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Synonyms Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome | Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes | Syndrome, Hand-Arm Vibration | Syndromes, Hand-Arm Vibration | Vibration Syndrome, Hand-Arm | Vibration Syndromes, Hand-Arm
Definition 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.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Nervous system disease | Occupational disease
MeSH® ID D053421

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
3. DiseasesOccupational Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

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