42 year old obese female presented with these hyperpigmented lesions over the neck. These lesions are present since about 1 year. Patient is hypertensive and diabetic. What are these lesions and how can we manage this?



Acanthosis Nigricans.... Advice to revised the Management for DM... And must reduce the weight.... And Advice to apply Kasisadi Tailam at night @Dr. Niddhi Patel ma'am

Sir shld we advice to warm the oil n apply r how ?

ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS Acanthosis nigricans is a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin. It is usually found in body folds, such as the posterior and lateral folds of the neck, the armpits, groin, navel, forehead, and other areas. Management: Check and control: *Weight and Obesity *BSL *Insulin Level


This is due to jewellery where she would have weard a thick chain which due to friction loosened the elastic and fibrous tissue of skin making the skin a hyperpigmentated. This is more of cosmetic, white petroleum gel/ aloe vera pulp/ butter/ honey/ potato juice/ radish juice are useful.

Sir its Acanthosis nigricans. Symptom r dirty dark skin in fold of skin. specially affected on neck, axilla, groin and very rare on knucles of fingers, Its generally occurs in obese person and herriditory cause but sometime it convert in malignancy also. TT . reduce some body wt. Apply kerolytic lotion . Otherwise u can suggest d retinoides cream.

Acanthosis nigricans Obesity.....Diabetes mellitus are predisposing factors. Try to reduce body weight and hypertension with mostly similar homoeopathic selected remedy. Proper dietetic restriction and life style should be maintained.

Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans Easily recoverable... Just conttol the mentals of the patient, and Rehydration is necessary, Good diet and antioxidants.. Give kali carb in this case... Pt is short necked...

Acanthosis nigricans 1.mangement of weight 2.mangement of Dm 3.priscribe specific diet to control body weight as well as Dm 4.regular exercise 5.check for hypo or hyperthyroidism 6.enquire if she has been taking vitamin B complex since long ..if s stop the medication .cause prolong intake of niacin tab may lead to Acanthosis nigricans

In order to reduce pigmentation u can suggest to apply alovera gel at night
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