26 yr old male ,wt 85kg ht 171cm presented with pigmentation with leathery skin in armpits and neck.grandfather diabetic. 1-Identify the condition,2-what can be the other conditions associated,3-what counselling should be given,4-treatment modalities.

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Acanthosis nigricans (skin tags) is a symptom of insulin resistance associated with Metabolic Syndrome &/or Obesity, Adrenal insufficiency. Should be screened for DM, Pre Diabetes. Lifestyle modifications should be advised.

? Acanthosis nigricans Causes.. Obesity Metabolic, hormonal disorders Rx.. Keratolytic, depigmenting agents are useful Treatment for under line causes with Experts opinion

Tnx a lot Dr Ankit Gupta

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