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    a physical condition suffered by people who work with laptops on their laps. It can cause a rash on the skin and discolouration.

    The heat generated by the ubiquitous devices can cause 'toasted skin syndrome' - a nettle sting-like rash that can cause permanent discolouration and, in rare cases, cancer.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/10/2010
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