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Descriptor in English: Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Descriptor in Spanish: Síndrome por Vibración de la Mano y el Brazo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Síndrome da Vibração do Segmento Mão-Braço
Descriptor in French: Syndrome des vibrations du système main-bras
Entry term(s): 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(s): C10.668.829.380
C14.907.440
C24.400
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2007
DeCS UI: 52115
Descriptor UI: D053421
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0492992
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Entry term(s) 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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