Acanthosis nigricans is mainly found in the neck, armpits, under the breasts, and groin. Although acanthosis nigricans is associated with endocrine disorders such as diabetes, the skin concern primarily cosmetic, and does not typically cause itching, burning, or pain.

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Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a skin condition in which the skin in and close to the folds of the body darkens and thickens. Although acanthosis nigricans is associated with endocrine disorders such as diabetes, the skin concern primarily cosmetic, and does not typically cause itching, burning, or pain.

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