Extensive Deep Vein Thrombosis Following Prolonged Gaming ('Gamer's Thrombosis')

A Case Report

Hsien-Cheng Leon Chang; Hayley Burbridge; Conroy Wong

Disclosures

J Med Case Reports. 2013;7(235) 

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Conclusions

With the growing popularity of video games, the burden of this presentation of venous thrombosis is likely to increase. Further studies are needed to estimate the degree of risk associated with prolonged periods of playing video games, and education for preventing venous thrombosis should be provided to gamers.

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