Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans
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Kumar K, Sarin C R. Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1978;44:229-232
AbstractA case of malignant acanthosis nigricans associated with gastric adenocarcinoma is reported. Patient had characteristic pigmented warty.lesions especially over the flexural areas ( axillae, groins, perianal region and neck ) and mucosae. Gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma was done in 1968. Metastasis occurred in liver and lungs. With anticancer antibiotic Mitomycin-C patient improved and cutaneous lesions regressed. Patient died 5 months after discharge.