Definition of Keratosis nigricans
1. Noun. A skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant.
Generic synonyms: Disease Of The Skin, Skin Disease, Skin Disorder
Medical Definition of Keratosis nigricans
Keratosis Nigricans Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Keratosis Nigricans Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratosis Nigricans
Literary usage of Keratosis nigricans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1904)
"... vegetans " (keratosis nigricans and Keratosis vegetans of Crocker), but the absence of acanthosis on the one hand, and the patulous follicles with ..."
2. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1904)
"411, give good descriptive accounts. la Dyer, " A Case of keratosis nigricans," New Orleans Mcd. <md Surg. Jour., 1898, vol. li.. p. ..."
3. Ready reference handbook of diseases of the skin by George Thomas Jackson (1908)
"... such as carbonate of soda, or potash will remove the lesions. Relapses may occur. keratosis nigricans. See Acanthosis nigricans. ..."
4. Practical dermatology: A Condensed Manual of Diseases of the Skin : Designed by Bernard Wolff (1906)
"keratosis nigricans is diagnosticated by papillomatosis on opposing skin surfaces, and keratosis with diffuse and discrete warts. Treatment. ..."