Carney's complex

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Carney's complex

Cardiology A variable clinical complex of mucocutaneous, visceral, and endocrine disorders, defined by ≥ 2 of the following
Carney's complex
Cardiac myxoma
Cutaneous myxoma
Mammary myxoid fibroma
Spotty mucocutaneous pigmentation
Lentigines, blue, junctional or compound nevi
Primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease
testicular tumor
large cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumors, often bilateral/multicentric
Pituitary hGH-secreting tumor
–Acromegaly or gigantism (MCP 1986; 61:165)
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Treatment of cardiac myxoma is by surgical resection via median sternotomy and is generally curative.
Thromboembolic events, obstruction to blood flow, and constitutional symptoms form the classic triad in patients with cardiac myxoma.
Clinical presentation of left atrial cardiac myxoma.
9,10) Unlike cardiac myxoma, IMT lacks perivascular rings and trabecular cords of "myxoma" cells suspended in a loose matrix.
We report a case of an infected cardiac myxoma that presented in a manner similar to bacterial endocarditis.
Here, we present the reconstructed images of sections obtained from 3 patients (with either breast cancer, cardiac myxoma, or liver cancer).
Both the NAME (nevi, atrial myxoma, neurofibromas, ephelides) and the LAMB (lentigines, atrial myxoma, and balloon nevi) syndromes are associated with the familial variety of cardiac myxoma.
In a period of 15 years from January 1992 to November 2007, 17 patients were operated in our clinic who were diagnosed with cardiac myxoma.
Diagnosis of cardiac hydatid cyst is easy with typical cystic appearance on echocardiography; however, it may rarely be difficult to distinguish it from cardiac myxoma.
While cardiac myxoma is the most common tumor of the heart with an estimated incidence of 0.