Carney's complex

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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INTRODUCTION: Superficial angiomyxoma is a rare benign tumour of dermis and subcutis which was first described by Carney and colleagues in 1986 as a cutaneous myxoma of carney's complex.
When the lesion is associated with Carney's complex (i.
CONCLUSION: A rare case of superficial angiomyxoma of neck without associated carney's complex in a 21 years old male patient.
Detailed cardiac and dermatological evaluation did not show other components of Carney's complex.
Carney's complex is the term used if myxomas are associated with spotty pigmentation and endocrine overactivity.
1) Carney's complex, a neuroendocrine-cardiac syndrome is a common cause of familial recurrent cardiac myxomas.
Familial recurrent atrial myxoma: Carney's complex.