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ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS

Author: drpsg, Posted on Sunday, September 12 @ 11:54:36 IST by RxPG  

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D/D OF ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS
****************************

1) ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS
---------------------------
a) INSULIN RESISTANCE @

b) PCOD

2)MALIGNANCY
----------------
a)CA BREAST @

b)CA STOMACH-----MOST COMMON MALIGNANCY CAUSING AN @
(ADENO CA) 69%

c)ORAL CAVITY MALINANCY 25- 50%

3) OBESITY @

4)AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS
-----------------------
a) SLE

b)SCLERODERMA

c)SJOGRENS SYNDROME

d)HASHIMOTOS THYROIDITIS

5)DRUG INDUCED
-----------------
a)nNICOTINIC ACID

b)INSULIN

c)PITUITARY EXTRACT

d)SYSTEMIC CORTICOSTEROIDS @

e)DIETHYLSILBESTEROL

f)OC PILLS @

g)FUSIDIC ACID

h)METHYL TESTOSTERONE

THE CAUSES MARKED WITH "@" HAVE BEEN ASKED IN THE EXAM
DO LET ME KNOW IF U HAVE ANY MORE ADDITIONS OR CORRECTIONS REGARDING THIS
STUDY WELL



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