Acanthosis nigricans and insulin resistance

Paul V. Plourde, James G. Marks, James M. James

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Acanthosis nigricans has been reported in association with many conditions and most recently with insulin resistance. A case is presented to illustrate the clinical characteristics of acanthosis nigricans and insulin resistance. The various subtypes of this syndrome complex and its pathogenic mechanisms are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)887-891
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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