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Image Number 1994 (Acanthosis nigricans)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Acanthosis nigricans

Site: Neck nape

Sex: F

Age: 44

Type:

Description: Velvety-like thickening of the neck.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Typical appearance of acanthosis negricans on the neck of a middle-aged woman of one year duration. Recently stomach adenocarcinoma was detected on gastroscopic biopsy.



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