pseudoacanthosis nigricans

[sōō′dō-ăk′ăn-thōsĭs nīgrĭ-kănz′, nĭgrĭ-]


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.

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