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Acanthosis Nigricans MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acanthosis Nigricans
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.621.430.530.100
Unique ID
D000052
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000052
Annotation
a type of melanosis
Scope Note
A circumscribed melanosis consisting of a brown-pigmented, velvety verrucosity or fine papillomatosis appearing in the axillae and other body folds. It occurs in association with endocrine disorders, underlying malignancy, administration of certain drugs, or as in inherited disorder.
NLM Classification #
WR 265
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Acanthosis Nigricans Preferred
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