This page contains health information about conditions common in the child's armpit. The skin under the armpit is often susceptible to itchy rashes caused by chemical irritants, such as deodorant. Moles (nevi) can be found under the armpit as well as boils caused by an ingrown hair (furuncles). The armpit is also a location for acanthosis nigricans, which is a thickening and darkening of the skin common in obese persons. The images below contain more information about who is at risk for these conditions as well as others found within the armpit.
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This image displays a child with armpit acanthosis nigricans as well as juvenile diabetes.
The sharp boundary between the skin colors of the affected area and the normal skin is typical in erythrasma.
In folliculitis, skin lesions can simply appear as red spots or bumps.
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