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Skin tags: a useful clinical sign for insulin resistance? Volume 22, numéro 1, January-February 2012

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Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK

ejd.2011.1588 Auteur(s) : Martin Crook martin.crook@doctors.org.uk Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK Reprints: M.A. Crook Akpinar and Dervis report in this issue that acrochordons (skin tags) are associated with various components of the metabolic syndrome (MS) [1]. Skin tags are the most common skin fibroepithelial tumors and are benign, skin pedunculated outgrowths, usually found in the skin folds of the neck and axillae. [...]