Acanthosis-nigricans - Introduction

Introduction Causes Symptoms Treatments

Acanthosis nigricans is a disorder that may begin at any age. It causes velvety, light-brown-to-black, markings usually on the neck, under the arms or in the groin.

Acanthosis nigricans is most often associated with being overweight.
Eating too much of the wrong foods, especially starches and sugars, will raise your insulin levels.