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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


n. acantosis, enfermedad que causa una condición áspera y verrugosa en la piel.
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Histology of PR reveals focal parakeratosis in the epidermis in mounds with exocytosis of lymphocytes, variable spongiosis, mild acanthosis, and a thinned granular layer.
Melanoma, growth factors, acanthosis nigricans, the sign of Leser-Trelat, and multiple acrochordons.
5%) followed by dermatoses more commonly associated with diabetes (20%) such as acrochordons and acanthosis nigricans (AN).
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).
Background/Aims: To evaluate the incidence of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with glycogenic acanthosis (GA).
Seventy-two to 82% of women with hirsutism who present with a history of and/or physical exam findings of irregular menses, normal to slightly elevated androgen levels, ultrasound results positive for polycystic ovaries, central obesity, lack of fertility, insulin resistance, and acanthosis nigricans are given a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (Bode et al.
Histopathologic findings of verrucous carcinoma include hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, and marked acanthosis.
The dermatologie skin lesion acanthosis nigricans is also a sign consistent with insulin resistance.
Autosomal dominant mutations in fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) cause achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia, severe achondroplasia with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans (SADDAN) and thanatophoric dysplasia.
Included within the head-to-toe examination was a visual inspection of the scalp and skin for the presence of pediculosis capitis (head lice), Acanthosis Nigracans, and tinea corporis (ringworm).
Histopathological examination revealed hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, loss of granular layer, supra-papillary thinning, dilated papillary dermal vessels, and a perivascular chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the dermis s/o psoriasis vulgaris (Figure 2).
SKIN CHANGE: Velvety looking rash on the back of the neck It could be CANCER or diabetes As obesity is now a common problem we are seeing this skin complaint, known as acanthosis nigricans, more and more.