Carney triad


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Carney triad

(kar′nē)
[J. Aidan Carney, contemporary U.S. pathologist]
The combined presence of gastric stromal tumors, paragangliomas, and pulmonary chondromas in a patient.
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Carney triad comprises gastric GIST, paraganglioma, and pulmonary chondroma.
Gastric stromal tumors in Carney triad are different clinically, pathologically, and behaviorally from sporadic gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors: findings in 104 cases.
A subset of patients with pediatric GIST have Carney-triad, and therefore, GIST in a child should trigger evaluation for potential Carney triad.