MCV asked Sony about this PlayStation palmar hidradenitis thing
and a spokesperson responded
, stating, "We would not wish to belittle this research and we will study the findings with interest, but this is the first time we have ever heard of a complaint of this nature." Hey, that makes two of us!
The Sony spoksperson went on to say that "with any leisure pursuit there are possible consequences of not following common sense, health advice and guidelines, as can be found within our instruction manuals." We agree, but we also feel the need to play devil's advocate: Sony, it's not like you have anything in your instruction manual telling gamers they shouldn't lick their hands and then rub them non-stop on a PlayStation controller for an hour. Maybe if you included that, we wouldn't hear about people developing rashes on their hands from your game consoles.
Regardless, we're pretty sure we found the cure