"Acanthosis Nigricans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Acanthosis Nigricans
- Acanthosis Nigrican
- Nigrican, Acanthosis
- Nigricans, Acanthosis
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Acanthosis Nigricans" by people in Profiles.
Successful rhIGF1 treatment for over 5 years in a patient with severe insulin resistance due to homozygous insulin receptor mutation. Diabet Med. 2016 Mar; 33(3):e8-e12.
Co-occurrence of malignant acanthosis nigricans and the Leser-Tr?lat sign in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma. Int J Dermatol. 2015; 54(5):e146-8.
Indeterminate fibrohistiocytic lesions of the skin: is there a spectrum between dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans? Am J Surg Pathol. 2000 Jul; 24(7):996-1003.