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ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS

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Acanthosis nigricans is a darkly pigmented verrucous skin change, usually occurring around the neck and axilla. It may be inherited but is most commonly acquired, and is associated with adenocarcinoma – usually of the stomach (see CANCER) – and certain hormonal disorders

The group of arthropod insects that include the parasitic MITES and TICKS.

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