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hand,finger, tendons, wrist,carpal tunnel, dupuytren

A Fioravanti, R Cocco, C Francioni, A Innocenti, F Megale, F Priolo, S Raspanti, L Sabadini, P Sartorelli, C E Vannucchi
A group of 104 workers were examined. They were employed in selecting rags and separating the lining from wollen fabrics to be used again as thread waste in the textile industry. The aim of the study was to point out tendon and joint related disorders of the upper limb due to repetitive and forced movements. Twenty-eight (26.9%) workers complained of hand and wrist echography and thermography. In 19 patients (67.8%) clinical carpal tunnel syndrome was diagnosed. Eight workers (28.5%) had Dupuytren's contracture...
November 1995: Minerva Medica
R A Chase
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December 7, 1972: New England Journal of Medicine
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