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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43--45

Vibration induced acute carpal tunnel syndrome in a neurosurgeon following use of bone drill.

Department of Neurosurgery, Central Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, India

Correspondence Address:
S Sood
Department of Neurosurgery, Central Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur
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Exposure of the hand to vibration for many years is known to result in a carpal tunnel syndrome in forest workers. A case is reported of a neurosurgeon who developed features of carpal tunnel syndrome following continuous exposure to vibrations froma bone drill for several hours. The numbness and Paresthesia improved and the median nerve latencies returned to normal after 3 weeks.

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