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January 26, 1970

Acanthosis Nigricans Associated With Testicular Carcinoma

Author Affiliations

From the United States Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.

JAMA. 1970;211(4):660-661. doi:10.1001/jama.1970.03170040064018

Acanthosis nigricans, although benign it itself, has been associated with a variety of underlying neoplasms, including adenocarcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, and lymphomas. To our knowledge, this is the first report of its association with a testicular carcinoma.