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Stages in Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with the hand-arm vibration syndrome using the Taylor-Pelmear staging system.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I73.0, T75.2

Description:

The Taylor-Pelmear stages in the hand-arm vibration syndrome was an early classification scheme based on evaluation of vibration-exposed workers. It has been subsequently modified to meet a variety of needs, including better separation of the vascular and neurological components of injury.

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