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  title={Playstation thumb},
  author={Hrisheekesh Jayant Vaidya},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • H. Vaidya
  • Published 27 March 2004
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet

Skin in the game: Video-game–related cutaneous pathologies in adolescents

Playstation Thumb: Frictional Dermatitis Caused by Excessive Video Game Playing.

An otherwise healthy 9-year-old boy presented with itching and painful lesions on both thumbs of 5 months’ evolution and admitted to being “addicted to PlayStation games,” a diagnosis of frictional dermatitis.


This work aims to provide a history of knee replacement surgery in Poland over a 50-year period and demonstrates the need to understand more fully the role of natural disasters in the rehabilitation of the knee.

Cell Thumb Replaces Writer's Bump: Changing Times, Changing Callouses

Two cases of unusual callous formation are reported and an additional 25 more sequential cases that were due to excessive cell phone grip are reported.

Subcorneal hematomas in excessive video game play.

It was concluded that thrombocytopenia subsequent to prior friction from heavy use of a video game controller allowed for traumatic subcorneal hemorrhage of the hands.

Modern Electronic Devices: An Increasingly Common Cause of Skin Disorders in Consumers

It is important for clinicians to consider electronics as potential sources of dermatological ailments, for proper patient management, after a literature review on skin disorders associated with the personal use of modern technology.

HPASubC: A suite of tools for user subclassification of human protein atlas tissue images

A suite of Python scripts is developed to identify 703 endothelial cell (EC) and/or smooth muscle cell (SMCs) specific proteins discovered within 49,200 heart TMA images, which will assist in subdividing cardiac gene or protein array data into expression by one of the predominant cell types of the myocardium: Myocytes, SMCs or ECs.

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A 40-year-old man who was generally healthy presented with tinea pedis. He also incidentally inquired about a papule on the third finger of his hand, which he had for years and knew had formed after