ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS

  • Acanthosis nigricans is seen in GI malignancy,Hypothyroidism,Diabetes, Lung cancer & Breast cancer
  • Acanthosis nigricans can occurs due to Keratinisation of epidermal cells
  • Acanthosis nigricans is caused by Nicotinic acid
  • Acanthosis nigricans is indicative of Internal malignancy, Endocrine disorder & Blooms syndrome
  • Acanthosis Nigricans in old patient usually indicate Malignancy
  • Acanthosis nigricans is Prognostic indicator
  • Acanthosis nigricans shows Velvety plaques on dirty hyperpigmentation
  • Gastric adenocarcinma is commonest malignant association with Acanthosis nigricans
  • Acanthosis nigricans is Seen in axilla
  • Acanthosis nigricans is associated with malignancies and Insulin resistance
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