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.
Other names Vibration Syndromes, Hand-Arm; Vibration Syndrome, Hand-Arm; Syndromes, Hand-Arm Vibration; Syndrome, Hand-Arm Vibration; Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes; Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
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