acanthosis nigricans juvenilis; pseudoacanthosis nigricans
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Name for all benign non-paraneoplastic forms of acanthosis nigricans. See classification under Acanthosis nigricans.
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There are extensive, usually blurred dirty-brown spots that merge into very flat plaques. Typical is a leathery, in the intertriginous zones (axillae, liver regions, also neck and nape regions) also verrucous surface of the plaques. Complaints are usually not present. In the intertrigines there is a risk of microbial colonization causing an unpleasant musty foetor (see below Acanthosis nigricans).
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According to the pseudoacanthosis nigricans
Incoming links (9)Acanthosis nigricans, acral; Acanthosis nigricans juvenilis; Adiposity skin changes; Bloom syndrome; Crouzon syndrome; Lelis syndrome; Leprechaunism syndrome; Prader-willi syndrome; Rabson-mendenhall syndrome;
Outgoing links (2)Acanthosis nigricans (overview); Pseudoacanthosis nigricans;
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