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A 33-year-old female asked:

Have ahyperpigmentation on my upper back of my neck from my childhood till now 34 years as well my leg & hand fingers different from my body by 4 deg?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Hard to say: If you are overweight, there is a dark rash along the neck that is velvety and hyperpigmented ( dark ) that is a possibility. It is called "acanthosis nigricans" Detailed Photos and a more complete medical history might help answer this.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2014

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