Definitions for "Acanthosis nigricans"
A skin condition characterised by dark patches, common in people whose body is not responding correctly to the insulin that they make in their pancreas. This skin condition is also seen in people who have pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
is a skin abnormality that involves the development of patches of darker pigmented (colored), thickened (velvety feeling) skin on the neck and eyelids and around the mouth.
a skin disease characterized by dark wart-like patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant