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January 1974

Acanthosis Nigricans Associated With a Benign Encephalopathy

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr. Scott's current address is 320 Prather Ave. Jamestown, NY 14701.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(1):78-80. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630010054013

A widespread acanthosis nigricans preceded the onset of and resolved together with the remission of a cerebral encephalopathy. Due to the extensive nature of the eruption, an internal malignant tumor or endocrinopathy was initially suggested.

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