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Image Number 1459 (Acanthosis nigricans)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Acanthosis nigricans

Site: Axillae

Sex: M

Age: 28

Type:

Description: Velvety-like thickening of the skin.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult slightly overweight man presented with mildly hyperpigmented, velvety-like thickening of the skin with many skin tags of both axillae. He has no history of diabetes mellitus and family history of similar condition was negative.

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