Carney complex

Carney complex (not to be confused with the Carney triad) is a rare multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome, which is autosomal dominant and characterised by 1-4:

  • cardiac myxoma
    • often multiple
    • seen in two-thirds of patients with Carney complex
  • skin pigmentation (blue naevi): especially of the face, trunk, lips, and sclera  

Multiple other features are also well recognised including:

One way to remember the differentiation between the Carney triad and the Carney complex is that the Carney Complex has Cardiac findings (myxoma).

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rID: 1053
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • LAMB syndrome
  • NAME syndrome
  • Carney syndrome
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    Case 1: cardiac myxoma
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