acanthosis nigricans


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Synonyms for acanthosis nigricans

a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds

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Various dermatoses more commonly associated with DM observed were multiple acrochordons (9%), followed by acanthosis nigricans (7.
Unlike what the literature suggests, our data showed only few cases of acanthosis nigricans as well as cherry angiomas.
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.
There was no evidence of acanthosis nigricans, acne, hirsutism, goiter, cushingoid features, or Turners stigmata.
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].
In another case, an 11-year-old boy with iridocyclitis developed a cushingoid habitus and acanthosis nigricans after he was treated with prednisolone acetate 1% eye drops every 2 hours for 6 months (18).
Bilateral axillary hyperpigmentation with thickening spreading to ventral abdomen, neck, groin, perineum from axial region was suggestive of Acanthosis nigricans of diverse etiology (Muller et al.
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.
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 y notice this sort of hyperpigmentation around the mouth and possibly the tongue," notes Friedmann), and acanthosis nigricans, dark, thickened patches that usually develop in armpits, groins and necks, can be a sign of underlying illness.
Significant trends toward smaller waist circumference and rate of acanthosis nigricans were seen with more vigorous activity.
A finding of acanthosis nigricans in a nonobese teen is a very good indicator that they may have underlying insulin resistance.
3,4) Differential diagnosis includes other causes of black colored esophagus with melanosis, pseudomelanosis, malignant melanoma and acanthosis nigricans.
Oral acanthosis nigricans, tripe palms and sign of leser-trelat in a patient with gastric adenocarcinoma.
Obesity-related conditions included asthma, depression, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea, diabetes, hypertension, tibia vara, acanthosis nigricans, steatohepatitis, dysmetabolic syndrome, and hyperinsulinemia.