J Korean Pediatr Soc.  1981 Jul;24(7):685-689.

A Case of Idiopathic Acanthosis Nigricans

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Catholic Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Acanthosis nigricans is characterized by hyperpigmented, velvety thickening of the skin of any part of the body and frequently associated with internal malignancy, endocrine diseases and obesity. In children, systemic abnormality rarely occur in associated with prepubertal Acanthosis nigricans. We experienced a case of idiopathic Acanthosis nigricans, and made a brief review of literatures.

Keyword

Idiopathic; Acanthosis Nigricans

MeSH Terms

Acanthosis Nigricans*
Child
Endocrine System Diseases
Humans
Obesity
Skin
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