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J Am Acad Dermatol. 1996 May;34(5 Pt 2):892-7.

Hyperandrogenism, insulin resistance, and acanthosis nigricans (HAIR-AN) syndrome: spontaneous remission in a 15-year-old girl.

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University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 33612, USA.

Abstract

Acanthosis nigricans is associated with many diseases, including internal malignancies, genetic disorders, and endocrine abnormalities. Insulin resistance frequently accompanies endocrine-associated acanthosis nigricans. We describe a patient with acanthosis nigricans associated with hyperandrogenism and extreme insulin resistance that spontaneously resolved after a marked decrease in insulin receptor antibodies.

PMID:
8621823
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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