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Acanthosis Nigricans

A circumscribed melanosis consisting of a brown-pigmented, velvety verrucosity or fine papillomatosis appearing in the axillae and other body folds. It occurs in association with endocrine disorders, underlying malignancy, administration of certain drugs, or as in inherited disorder.
Networked: 514 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 29 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Insulin Resistance
2. Hyperandrogenism
3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
4. Hyperinsulinism (Hyperinsulinemia)
5. Acne Vulgaris

Experts

1. Hristova, Kalina: 3 articles (01/2013 - 02/2006)
2. Vigouroux, Corinne: 3 articles (05/2011 - 01/2005)
3. Capeau, Jacqueline: 3 articles (05/2011 - 01/2005)
4. Cottrell, Lesley: 3 articles (04/2011 - 01/2009)
5. Neal, William A: 3 articles (04/2011 - 01/2009)
6. Ten, Svetlana: 3 articles (04/2008 - 01/2007)
7. Aranda, Claudio: 3 articles (08/2007 - 01/2004)
8. Francomano, C A: 3 articles (06/2001 - 02/2000)
9. Semple, R K: 2 articles (10/2015 - 08/2010)
10. Semple, Robert K: 2 articles (05/2015 - 01/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acanthosis Nigricans:
1. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
2. HAIR-AN syndromeIBA
3. Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)FDA Link
4. adapalene (Differin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Metformin (Glucophage)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Insulin ReceptorIBA
8. AntibodiesIBA
9. Isotretinoin (Accutane)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Bariatric Surgery
3. Pancreatectomy
4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
5. Injections