|Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology, 2e|
Section 18. Endocrine Disorders and the Skin
Topics Discussed: acanthosis nigricans; dermatology; endocrinology.
Sections: Necrobiosis Lipoidica, Granuloma Annulare, Alopecia Areata, Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud.
Excerpt:"Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a diffuse, velvety thickening and
hyperpigmentation of the skin, chiefly in axillae and other body
folds, the etiology of which may be related to factors of hereditary,
associated endocrine disorders, obesity, drug administration, and,
in one rare form, malignancy.Type Plaque...."
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