[ sōō′dō-ăk′ăn-thō′sĭs nī′grĭ-kănz′, nĭg′rĭ- ]
Acanthosis nigricans occurring secondary to maceration of the skin from excessive sweating, or in obese adults who have dark complexions, or in association with endocrine disorders.
Words nearby pseudoacanthosis nigricans
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