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1,658 Possible Causes for Acanthosis Nigricans

  • Insulin Resistance

    ., Ph.D. 5 Citing Articles A 27-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of acanthosis nigricans (Panels A and B), hirsutism, and amenorrhea.[] Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a cutaneous marker for many underlying states such as endocrine abnormality, obesity, certain drugs, and malignancy.[] To investigate the correlation between ectopic fat deposition and insulin sensitivity in a normal-weight girl with acanthosis nigricans before and after lifestyle intervention[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Groups A and C showed increased frequency of acanthosis nigricans compared with Group B.[] The first patient had hyperandrogenic, insulin-resistant acanthosis nigricans syndrome and had been resistant to multiple courses of clomiphene citrate; the second exhibited[] nigricans (pronounced ay-kan-THOE-sis NY-grih-kanz ) Because many women don't consider problems such as oily skin, extra hair growth, or acne to be symptoms of a serious[]

  • Obesity

    Obesity is a chronic disease that may lead to skin problems, including acanthosis nigricans, skin tags, hyperandrogenism, striae distensae, plantar hyperkeratosis, and candidal[] Complications of obesity include cardiovascular risks, hypertension, dyslipidemia, endothelial dysfunction, type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance, acanthosis[] Moreover, obesity is implicated in a wide spectrum of dermatologic diseases, including acanthosis nigricans, acrochordons, keratosis pilaris, hyperandrogenism and hirsutism[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Clinical findings were generalised obesity with a body mass index 95th centile, acanthosis nigricans of the neck, arms with self inflicted lesions, deep-set eyes, straight[] Obesity is implicated in a wide spectrum of dermatological diseases, including acanthosis nigricans, acrochordons, keratosis pilaris, striae distensae, adiposis dolorosa,[]

  • Acanthosis Nigricans

    acanthosis nigricans, unilateral acanthosis nigricans, and mixed and syndromic forms.[] Even though Addison may have come across a case of acanthosis nigricans in 1885, misdiagnosing it as the Addison disease, the first case of acanthosis nigricans was recorded[] nigricans edit English acanthosis nigricans Human disease Familial acanthosis nigricans AN - Acanthosis nigricans Acanthosis nigricans (disorder) Keratosis nigricans Acanthosis[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    nigricans: Insulin resistance leads to hyperinsulinemia which in turn stimulates proliferation of keratinocytes (containing melanin) and fibroblasts H ypercalciuria (Renal[] . · Cutaneous manifestations: dermatomyositis, acanthosis nigricans, herpes zoster. · Anaemia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.[] nigricans, and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (Example: clubbing of fingers).[]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    What is acanthosis nigricans? Darkened area of abnormally thick skin. What is the treatment of acanthosis nigricans?[] nigricans dermatomyositis hypertrophic osteoarthropathy leukocytoclastic vasculitis paraneoplastic pemphigus Sweet syndrome pyoderma gangrenosum Leser-Trélat sign paraneoplastic[] ., acanthosis nigricans ) are almost pathognomonic for specific malignancies and their presence demands an immediate search for the underlying tumor.[]

  • Bronchial Adenocarcinoma

    nigricans, and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (Example: clubbing of fingers).[] Paraneoplastic syndrome• Lambert-Eaton syndrome• Peripheral neuropathy• Acanthosis nigricans• Leukemoid reaction• Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy• Horner syndrome•[] […] hypercalcemia) - Calcitonin (hypocalcemia) - Gonadotropin (gynecomastia) - Serotonin (carcinoid syndrome) Other paraneoplastic syndromes include myopathy, peripheral neuropathy, acanthosis[]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    All five patients had acanthosis nigricans. Body mass index (BMI) could not be evaluated as these patients lost weight following episodes of pancreatitis.[] We describe a case series of four Indian patients who showed an association of AKN with acanthosis nigricans, a skin marker for the metabolic syndrome (in particular obesity[] nigricans, hyperlipidemia, childhood progressive retinal degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa and neurosensory hearing loss or deafness, cardiomyopathy, and other endocrine[]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    PubMed Google Scholar Ellis DL, Kafka SP, Chow JC: Melanoma, growth factors, acanthosis nigricans, the sign of Leser-Trelat, and multiple acrochordons.[] Keywords Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Acanthosis Nigricans Seborrheic Keratose Visceral Malignancy Multicentric Reticulohistiocytosis Background Skin manifestations are[] Table 1 Cutaneous manifestations of internal malignancies Acanthosis nigricans (malignant) Velvety hyperpigmented thickening extending beyond the flexures and neck to involve[]

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