Definition of Keratosis nigricans

1. Noun. A skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant.




Medical Definition of Keratosis nigricans

1. Pre-malignant skin disorder, papillomatosis, pigmentation, hyperkeratosis, multiple filling defects in oesophagus, increased risk of carcinoma in stomach and abdomen (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratosis Nigricans

keratorus
keratosa
keratoscleritis
keratoscope
keratoscopy
keratoses
keratosic
keratosis
keratosis blennorrhagica
keratosis diffusa foetalis
keratosis follicularis
keratosis follicularis contagiosa
keratosis nigricans (current term)
keratosis obturans
keratosis pilaris
keratosis rubra figurata
keratosis vegetans
keratosulfate
keratosulfates
keratosulphate
keratosulphates
keratotic
keratotome
keratotomies

Literary usage of Keratosis nigricans

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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. ..."

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