acanthosis


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an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)

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Various dermatoses more commonly associated with DM observed were multiple acrochordons (9%), followed by acanthosis nigricans (7.
Hyperkeratosis and acanthosis were more prominent in lichen amyloidosis compared to macular amyloidosis.
Keywords: Esophagus, glycogenic acanthosis, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance
Caption: Figure 2: Histopathological examination revealed hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, dilated papillary dermal vessels, loss of granular layer, supra-papillary thinning and a perivascular chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the dermis along with few dermal neutrophils, consistent with psoriasis vulgaris without interface changes, exocytosis of lymphocytes, no eosinophils or plasma cells could be observed in the dermis
Acanthosis nigricans mainly affects those people who are overweight and, although not a condition in itself, it can be a sign of a more serious problem, such as diabetes or cancer.
Acanthosis nigricans mainly affects those people who are overweight and although not a condition in itself, it can be a sign of a more serious problem, such as diabetes or cancer.
Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is characterized by hyperpigmented and papillose thickening of the epidermis, which is mainly present on the skin folds, such as the axillae, posterior neck, umbilicus, and occasionally mucosal surfaces [1, 2].
A second histopathological was performed in the erythematous, scaly lesions (knees), revealing epidermis with acanthosis psoriaseforme, parakeratosis, and neutrophils accumulation in the stratum corneum (Munro microabscesses).
Any change in skin texture also can indicate an underlying medical problem, for example, a common condition known as acanthosis nigricans is observed in overweight patients that appear as darkened, velvety skin occurring in skin folds and most commonly on the back of the neck.
2) There is verrucous epidermal acanthosis and hyperkeratosis overlying an often fibrotic epidermis.
The present report describes successfull treatment of acanthosis with mixed infection of Staphylococcus and Malassezia spp.
It's rare for hyperpigmentation to be a sign of illness, but in some cases, it could be linked with Addison's disease - a condition involving the adrenal glands, which also causes fatigue, weight loss, sickness, joint pain and low blood pressure ("You It's rare for hyperpigmentation to be a sign of illness, but in some cases, it could be linked with Addison's disease - a condition involving the adrenal glands, which also causes fatigue, weight loss, sickness, joint pain and low blood pressure ("You normally notice this sort of hyperpigmentation around the mouth and possibly the tongue," notes Dr Friedmann), and acanthosis nigricans, dark, thickened patches that usually develop in armpits, groins and necks, can be a sign of underlying illness.
Histologically, the first erythematous patch showed thickened epidermis with marked acanthosis, adopting a psoriasiform appearance, and focal parakeratosis.
Glycogenic acanthosis is a common degenerative condition characterized by accumulation of cytoplasmic glycogen in the squamous epithelium of the esophagus.