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All about skin manifestations of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes: acanthosis nigricans and acrochordons
  1. Lucien Marchand,
  2. Mathilde Gaimard,
  3. Cédric Luyton
  1. Endocrinology and Diabetes, St. Joseph - St. Luc Hospital, Lyon, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lucien Marchand, St. Joseph - St. Luc Hospital, Lyon 69007, France; lmarchand{at}

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A 47-year-old Romanian man was addressed to our department for severe hyperglycemia (22.5 mmol/L; HbA1c at 10.1%), leading to the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in a context of android obesity with a body mass index of <25, 49.5 kg/m², hepatic steatosis and hypertriglyceridemia (6.02 mmol/L).

The patient also presented multiple acrochordons on …

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