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December 2006

Use of Dermoscopy to Visualize Punctate Hemorrhages and Onycholysis in “Playstation Thumb”

Arch Dermatol. 2006;142(12):1650-1666. doi:10.1001/archderm.142.12.1664

Repetitive strain injury is a common condition in which repetitive traumatic conditions affect tendons, soft tissues, muscles, or nerves.1 “Playstation thumb,” a kind of repetitive strain injury in which excessive television-video game (TVVG) playing action can induce pain and blisters in thumbs,1 is most commonly seen in children.1,2

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