Diseases of the external genitalia to cervix - Cancer Therapy Advisor - Vaginal acanthosis
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Nigricans (AN) is characterized by increased coloration or pigmentation (hyperpigmentation) and abnormal thickening of the skin. The most commonly affected areas include the sides and back of the neck, under the arms (axillae), the groin, and the anal/. Physical examination reveals acanthosis nigricans on her neck, axilla, and upper abdominal region (Figure) and a vaginal yeast infection.