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X ray anomalies occurring in workers exposed to vibration caused by light tools.
  1. J Van den Bossche,
  2. D Lahaye

    Abstract

    A high frequency of radiological anomalies (vacuoles, cysts, enostoses) was found in workers exposed to vibration caused by light tools (screw drivers, nutrunners) compared with a non-exposed group. The lesions were mostly localised in the spongy carpal bones (os capitatum, os lunatum, os scaphoideum). There was no significant difference between the sexes, nor between the "active" or "passive" hand, both hands being simultaneously exposed. These findings support the need to implement preventive measures.

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