acanthosis


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Noun1.acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
psoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
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ac·an·tho·sis

n. acantosis, enfermedad que causa una condición áspera y verrugosa en la piel.
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Generalized acanthosis nigricans in an otherwise healthy young child.
Se encontro un 78.5% con historial familiar de diabetes, 74.2% estaban sobrepeso, y 48% tenian acanthosis nigricans.
* Signs of insulin resistance or conditions associated with insulin resistance (acanthosis nigricans, hypertension, dyslipidemia, PCOS)
3) There is an acanthosis of the stratum spinosum in the epithelial mid-layer.
The commonest recognized histopathological features were saw-toothed rete ridges/ irregular acanthosis, vacuolar degeneration of basal layer and band like infiltrate in our study.
Accordingly, because DM2 is preceded by a period of IR, the measurement of both fasting insulin and glucose in children and adolescents with obesity is recommended, particularly in subjects who had the presence of acanthosis nigricans and a family history of DM2 [1, 2, 8-10].
Clinical findings of RMS include acanthosis nigricans, generalized lanugo, tooth and nail dysplasia, high nasal bridge, growth retardation, and hyperextensible joints (4).
(1) Initially, the distinct entity of CARP was contested, with some dermatologists believing it to be a variant of acanthosis nigricans.
Histology of PR reveals focal parakeratosis in the epidermis in mounds with exocytosis of lymphocytes, variable spongiosis, mild acanthosis, and a thinned granular layer.
Significant hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, papillomatosis, focal and large globular amorphous material in the papillary dermis, scattered and periappendageal mononuclear cell infiltration in the dermis were seen in lichen amyloidosis (Figures 3) while basal layer pigmentation and dermal melanophages was seen in macular amyloidosis (Figures 4).
A punch biopsy from the lesion showed pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia with hyperkeratosis, acanthosis [Figure 2(a), H and E (40x), and Figure 2(b), H and E (400x)], and dense inflammatory infiltrates with epithelioid cells and giant cells in the dermis with few acid fast bacilli (AFB) [Figure 2(c), H and E (400x), and Figure 2(d), ZN Staining (1000x)].