Rubbing your hands over a PlayStation controller for too long has now become a disease: PlayStation palmar hidradenitis.

The first instance comes from a 12-year-old Swiss girl who had sores on her hand from playing way too much. The doctor first thought she had "idiopathic eccrine hidradenitis", a condition that affects both the hands and feet. After 10 days of laying off the sticks, she was fine and her doctors got to name a new disease.


We expect the Wii will get its own disorder some time in late 2009 or early 2010. [BBC via Kotaku]

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