Computer gaming can represent a source of contact dermatitis, according to Mariam Abbas, M.D., a fourth-year dermatology resident and chief resident at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Dr. Abbas presented data at the annual meeting of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA, June 2016, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) during a sub-specialty meeting of the Canadian Contact Dermatitis Society. She described a case of localized dermatitis on the right forearm of a 12-year-old previously healthy boy who had no personal or family history of atopy.

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