Re: Can someone please tell me what kind of monitor damage this is?
That is strange... obviously, the heat generated by the backlight over time compounds the problem.
To tell you the truth I am not sure if it can be fixed or how. I have disassembled those types of panels before but never attempted to reassemble one. If the unit is under warranty, then I'd recommend obtaining an RMA for it.
Otherwise, you might try a television repair shop...
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