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Descriptor English:   Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome por Vibración de la Mano y el Brazo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome da Vibração do Segmento Mão-Braço 
Synonyms English:   Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes
Syndrome, Hand-Arm Vibration
Syndromes, Hand-Arm Vibration
Vibration Syndrome, Hand-Arm
Vibration Syndromes, Hand-Arm  
Tree Number:   C10.668.829.380
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   52115 
Unique Identifier:   D053421 

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