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Carney complex associated

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Definition / general
  • Carney complex: autosomal dominant disorder with multiple cardiac and skin myxomas, spotty pigmentation of skin, endocrine overactivity (pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease, large cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumor of the testis, pituitary adenoma), blue nevi, psammomatous melanotic schwannoma, bone tumors
  • Usually caused by mutation in protein kinase A regulatory subunit 1 alpha gene (PRKAR1A) on chromosome 17q (OMIM 160980)
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Cardiac myxoma