Myxoma-spotty pigmentation-endocrine overactivity


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.


* Spotted pigmentation on skin * Acromegaly * Blue skin spots * Benign tumors


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.


Myxoma - spotty pigmentation - endocrine overactivity: Another name for Carney syndrome