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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 40-43

Unilateral nevoid acanthosis nigricans: Uncommon variant of a common disease


1 Department of Dermatology, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Katihar Medical College, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Anupam Das
"Prerana", 19, Phoolbagan, Kolkata - 700 086, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.144529

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Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a fairly common dermatosis characterized by hyperpigmented velvety plaques, having a predilection for the intertriginous areas. We herein present a case of unilateral nevoid acanthosis nigricans over the left lateral chest, in an adult male. The rarity of documentation of this entity in the world literature prompted us to report the case.


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