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Disease Acanthosis Nigricans

Name Acanthosis Nigricans
Synonyms Acanthosis Nigrican | Nigrican, Acanthosis | Nigricans, Acanthosis
Definition A circumscribed melanosis consisting of a brown-pigmented, velvety verrucosity or fine papillomatosis appearing in the axillae and other body folds. It occurs in association with endocrine disorders, underlying malignancy, administration of certain drugs, or as in inherited disorder.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D000052
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DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pigmentation Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyperpigmentation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Melanosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acanthosis Nigricans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Acanthosis Nigricans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Acanthosis nigricans muscle cramps acral enlargement
  Crouzon Syndrome With Acanthosis Nigricans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Gyrata Syndrome of Beare And Stevenson Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Resistant, with Acanthosis Nigricans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Familial acanthosis nigricans
  HAIR-AN syndrome
  Lelis Syndrome