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Descriptor English:   Acanthosis Nigricans 
Descriptor Spanish:   Acantosis Nigricans 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Acantose Nigricans 
Synonyms English:   Acanthosis Nigrican
Nigrican, Acanthosis
Nigricans, Acanthosis  
Tree Number:   C17.800.621.430.530.100
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   a type of melanosis
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   56 
Unique Identifier:   D000052 

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