Korean J Dermatol.  1989 Jun;27(3):316-319.

A Case of Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans Associated with Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Abstract

A 51-year-old female had disseminated, symmetrically distributed, brownish black pigmentation and papillary hypertrophy on the intertriginous and flexural areas for 6 months, and gastric adenocarcinoma was confirmed during the evaluation of internal malignancy, The cutaneous finding of acanthosis nigricans was a significant cutaneous marker of internal malignancy in this case.

Keyword

Gastric adenocarcinoma; Malignant acanthosis nigricans

MeSH Terms

Acanthosis Nigricans*
Adenocarcinoma*
Female
Humans
Hypertrophy
Middle Aged
Pigmentation
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