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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.380
C14.907.440
C24.400
Unique ID
D053421
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053421
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.
NLM Classification #
WE 805
Previous Indexing
Occupational Diseases (1984-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome Preferred
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