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Acanthosis nigricans
  1. S Marimuthu1,
  2. B S Menon2
  1. 1
    Paediatric Institute, General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malasia
  2. 2
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  1. Bina Sharine Menon, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Level 10B, Grand Seasons Avenue, 72, Jalan Pahang, 53000 Kuala Lumpur; drmenon2003{at}hotmail.com

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A 9-year-old Malay girl was referred for simple obesity. She was developmentally normal and academically average in school. Her mother had type 2 diabetes mellitus. Examination revealed a pre-pubertal child with a weight of 77.1 kg (>97th centile), height 149 cm (90–97th centile) …

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