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Research & Reviews  245 results

An African American Male Patient with Rare Type B Insulin Resistance Syndrome.
Laboratory Medicine; Jialal I, Devaraj S

Sep 12th, 2021 - Syndromes of severe insulin resistance can result from mutations in the insulin receptor gene or autoantibodies to the insulin receptor. The type B syndrome of insulin resistance results from autoantibodies to the insulin receptor and occurs predo...

Identification of SOFT syndrome caused by a pathogenic homozygous splicing variant of P...
BMC Medical Genomics; Li G, Chang G et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Pathogenic variants in POC1A led to SOFT syndrome and variant POC1A-related (vPOC1A) syndrome. SOFT syndrome is a rare primordial dwarfism condition characterized by short stature, onychodysplasia, facial dysmorphism and hypotrichosis.The main cli...

A case of monogenic diabetes mellitus caused by a novel heterozygous RFX6 nonsense muta...
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism : JPEM; Kim GL, Kwak SH et. al.

Aug 21st, 2021 - Monogenic diabetes mellitus (DM) is a single gene disorder, primarily characterized by impairment in the development or function of pancreatic beta cells. A 14-year-old girl was initially diagnosed with type 2 DM. The patient did not have any anti...

Clinical signs, interventions, and treatment course of three different treatment protoc...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; de Planque CA, Wall SA et. al.

Aug 14th, 2021 - Crouzon syndrome with acanthosis nigricans (CAN) is a rare and clinically complex subtype of Crouzon syndrome. At three craniofacial centers, this multicenter study was undertaken to assess clinical signs in relation to the required interventions ...

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). A total of 108 lichen planus (LP) patients, age and sex-matched 109 co...

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News  51 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.

Growths and darkened skin
The Journal of Family Practice;

Dec 7th, 2017 - Based on the dark velvety skin on the patient’s neck, the FP diagnosed acanthosis nigricans accompanied by multiple skin tags (acrochordons). The patient told the physician that he wanted to have the skin tags removed and the darkened skin treated.

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