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Acanthosis Nigricans

"Acanthosis Nigricans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acanthosis Nigricans" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Acanthosis Nigricans" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2015
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