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Research & Reviews  268 results

Relationship Between Acanthosis Nigricans, Acrochordon and Metabolic Syndrome in Patien...
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Daye M, Temiz SA et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - In the literature, there are no data examining the association with lichen planus with acanthosis nigricans and acrochordon, which are skin findings of metabolic syndrome (MS). 108 lichen planus (LP) cases, age and sex-matched 109 controls, 217 ca...

Paraneoplastic Dermatoses in Breast Cancer: Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans with Tripe P...
Skinmed Ahmed CO, Gomes MK et. al.

Jul 26th, 2021 - Our patient was a 43-year-old, single black woman, born and living in Paracambi, State of Rio de Janeiro, who worked as a surgical instrumentalist. She was sent to our sector of dermatology due to hypochromia and diffuse skin roughness that had fi...

Determination of Child Waist Circumference Cut Points for Metabolic Risk Based on Acant...
Preventing Chronic Disease; Yamanaka AB, Davis JD et. al.

Jun 25th, 2021 - Waist circumference is a common anthropometric measure for predicting abdominal obesity and insulin resistance. We developed optimal waist circumference cut points for children aged 2 to 8 years in the US-Affiliated Pacific (USAP) region based on ...

Comprehensive management of Crouzon syndrome: A case report with three-year follow-up.
Journal of Orthodontics; Tripathi T, Srivastava D et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - Crouzon syndrome is one of the most common craniosynostosis facial syndromes caused by a mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene. Less commonly, there is a mutation of the FGFR3 gene which results in Crouzon syndrome syndr...

Comparative study between fractional carbon dioxide laser versus retinoic acid chemical...
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; Abu Oun AA, Ahmed NA et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a common dermatological issue with several therapeutic modalities to treat. Despite retinoid is the first drug of choice in the treatment, the fractional-ablative carbon dioxide (CO2 ) laser has revealed as a promising...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Maternal Lifestyle and Neonatal Hypoglycemia

Sep 29th, 2016 - In an observational study, we sought to determine whether markers of hyperinsulinemia or situations that increase maternal insulin requirements would increase the risk of neonatal hypoglycemia. Mothers were selected if they had grade III obesity, ...

Metformin Improves Clinical Pregnancy Rate in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Patients

Sep 30th, 2015 - Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common Female endocrine disorder , with a prevalence ranging between 6% to10% based on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) criteria and when the broader Rotterdam criteria are applied it reaches as ...

Study of Efficacy of Metformin in the Treatment of Acanthosis Nigricans in Children With Obesity

May 8th, 2015 - Acanthosis nigricans (AN) are lesions affecting localized areas of the skin in persons with obesity and/or hyperinsulinemia. Roughening of the skin is related with histological papillomatosis and the skin darkening is due to hyperkeratosis. Bioche...

Spectroscopic and Colorimetric Analysis of Acanthosis Nigricans in Patients With Hyperinsulinemia

Sep 6th, 2012 - Acanthosis Nigricans is skin disease that associated with hyperinsulinemia. Clinical is velvety hyperpigmented plaques on neck, axilla, groin. If hyperinsulinemia is improved by treated with oral metformin and/ or diet control, acanthosis nigrican...

Prevalence of Carbohydrate Intolerance in Lean and Obese Children

Jun 24th, 2005 - The prevalence of obesity in children is reaching epidemic proportions. Excess adiposity is more than just a cosmetic problem, having substantial metabolic consequences. Insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, impaired glucose tolerance, and frank d...

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News  46 results

Localized Acanthosis Nigricans at the Site of Repetitive Insulin Injections
Leonora Bomar, MD, Robin Lewallen, MD et. al.

Feb 25th, 2020 - To the Editor: Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is characterized by asymptomatic, hyperpigmented, velvety plaques that can occur anywhere on the body but most often present on the skin of the neck, axillae, groin, and other body folds. 1-12 Although there.

The Ketogenic Diet and Dermatology: A Primer on Current Literature

Jan 7th, 2020 - DM and Diabetic Skin Disease Diabetes mellitus carries with it the risk for skin diseases specific to the diabetic disease process, such as increased risk for bacterial and fungal infections, venous stasis, pruritus (secondary to poor circulation).

Hidradenitis Suppurativa for the Dermatologic Hospitalist

Nov 5th, 2019 - Pearls for Inpatient and Emergency Evaluation and Management Initial Evaluation When dermatologic consultative services are asked to evaluate patients with HS, preliminary evaluation should reflect the acuity of the patient. Vital signs and toxici.

Dark patches around the trunk
MDedge Family Medicine;

Oct 31st, 2019 - The FP noticed a lacy net-like or reticulate appearance and thin brown papules to warty plaques over the trunk and recognized this condition as confluent and reticulated papillomatosis (CARP). A potassium hydroxide (KOH) test of a skin scraping fa.

Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis
Allison Han, Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD

Nov 27th, 2017 - Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud, also known as Gougerot-Carteaud syndrome, is an uncommon skin disorder of young individuals characterized by hyperkeratotic or verrucous brown papules or plaques that coalesce cent.

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Patient Education  4 results see all →