Carney syndrome


Carney syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by spotty pigmentation on the skin and the development of multiple benign tumors (myxoma) that can occur just about anywhere in the body but mainly in the skin, breast and heart and endocrine glands such as the thyroid and pituitary gland. The symptoms are highly variable depending on the location, size and number of tumors. Endocrine gland tumors can affect hormone production and hence result in a range of symptoms.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Carney syndrome includes the 4 symptoms listed below: * Spotted pigmentation on skin * Acromegaly * Blue skin spots * Benign tumors


* Acromegaly * Benign tumors


The phrase "signs of Carney syndrome" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Carney syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Carney syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Carney syndrome. The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Carney syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Carney syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Carney syndrome signs or Carney syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Carney syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Carney syndrome symptoms.