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Encylopedia entry for Acanthosis Nigricans.
Acanthosis NigricansPronounced: AAY-can-THO-sis NIG-ruh-cans
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Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition in which brown or black velvet-like markings appear under the arms, in the groin, or on the back of the neck, but any skin fold, including that of the lower lip and chin, can be involved.
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