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Causes of Acanthosis nigricans

Causes of Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is associated with an increased insulin level, such as diabetes and being overweight. Certain medications exacerbate acanthosis nigricans. Inheritance is a risk factor for acanthosis nigricans, suggesting that a gene or genes may be involved in its development.

Common Causes of Acanthosis nigricans

Following is a list of common causes of Acanthosis nigricans:

Other Causes of Acanthosis nigricans

Following is a list of other causes of Acanthosis nigricans:

Causes of Acanthosis nigricans (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Acanthosis nigricans that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Acanthosis nigricans: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Acanthosis nigricans, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Acanthosis nigricans:

Acanthosis nigricans: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Acanthosis nigricans: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Acanthosis nigricans as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Acanthosis nigricans as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Acanthosis nigricans. Our database lists the following as having Acanthosis nigricans as a complication of that condition:

Acanthosis nigricans as a symptom:

Conditions listing Acanthosis nigricans as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Acanthosis nigricans. Our database lists the following as having Acanthosis nigricans as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Acanthosis nigricans:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Acanthosis nigricans may be found in:

 

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