Pseudo Acanthosis Nigricans

In the folds and crevices of the body, a disorder called acanthosisnigricans results in patches of black, thick, velvety skin. Usually, the groyne, neck, and armpits are affected.

Obese individuals frequently experience acanthosisnigricans (ak-an-THOE-sis NIE-grih-kuns). Rarely, the skin problem may be a symptom of cancer inside an internal tissue, such as the liver or stomach.

The normal colour and texture of the skin might be returned by treating the underlying cause of acanthosisnigricans.

Dark, heavy, velvety skin in the folds and crevices of the body is the primary symptom of acanthosisnigricans. It frequently develops in the back of the neck, groyne, and armpits. It progresses slowly. The injured skin could smell, itch, and develop skin tags..Obese persons are more likely to develop acanthosisnigricans. Additionally, those who have a family background of the ailment are at a higher risk, particularly if obesity as well as type 2 diabetes run in the family.Skin examinations by our clinic will reveal Acanthosisnigricans. Our doctor may collect a skin specimen (biopsy) to examine under a microscope in order to confirm the diagnosis.

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