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Acanthosis nigricans on the hand

Acanthosis nigricans on the hand
This photograph demonstrates brownish, hyperpigmented, velvety plaques overlying the joints of the hands (metacarpal and interphalangeal joints).

Review Date: 7/11/2012
Reviewed By: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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