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Skin sores from game consoles

24th February 2009

The British Journal of Dermatology has reported that a new type of skin complaint caused by game consoles has been identified.

The condition is called 'PlayStation palmar hidradenitis'. Nina Goad, of the British Association of Dermatologists said: "This is an interesting discovery and one that the researchers are keen to share with other dermatologists, should they be confronted with similar, unexplained symptoms in a patient."


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Article Information

Title: Skin sores from game consoles
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10331
Date Added: 24th Feb 2009

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