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From Grundy, Virginia, USA:

I have been told that Acanthosis Nigricans is a symptom of diabetes; is this true?


Acanthosis Nigricans [a dermatological disorder characterized by brown, velvety hyperkeratotic patches in the body folds] is indeed often associated with a variety of syndromes that include insulin resistant forms of diabetes.


Original posting 5 Dec 1999
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms


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