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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 371--373

Malignant acanthosis nigricans with occult primary

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical College, Kottayarn-686 008, India

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Beena Narayanan
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical College, Kottayarn-686 008
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A case of generalized malignant acanthosis nigricans of 2 years duration is reported. In spite of the long duration of this cutaneous marker of internal malignancy, the patient was completely asymptamatic and extensive investigations revealed the presence of widespread metastasis of mucin secreting signet cell adenocarcinoma from an unknown primary site. In addition the patient also had acquired hypertrichosis lanuginose and florid cutaneous papillomatosis which are also markers of internal malignancy.

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