Nintendo thumb

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Nintendo thumb

A repetitive stress injury that causes swelling at the base of the thumb due to overuse of videogame controllers that injure the volar aspect of the thumb.
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More than 42 million text messages are being sent everyday and strained wrists, dubbed Nintendonitis, are increasingly common among children.
Medics say the Australian incident is just the latest case of so-called Nintendonitis - a repetitive strain injury first diagnosed by Aberdeen doctors last month.
A YOUNG computer addict has become the world's first victim of Nintendonitis.