definition of toasted skin syndrome
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 14:24:00