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Carney triad

Carney triad is a synchronous or metachronous association of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), pulmonary chondroma and extra-adrenal paraganglioma

Prevalence

<1 / 1 000 000

< 331

US Estimated

< 514

Europe Estimated

Age of Onset

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ICD-10

D44.8

Inheritance

Autosomal dominant

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Autosomal recessive

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Mitochondrial/Multigenic

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X-linked dominant

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X-linked recessive

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5 Facts you should know

FACT

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Consists of three tumor types: gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor, pulmonary chondroma, and extra-adrenal paraganglioma

FACT

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Most patients initially present with two of the three tumors

FACT

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The main symptoms at presentation are gastrointestinal bleeding, epigastric pain, anemia and palpable abdominal mass

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GIST occurs in 99% of cases

FACT

5

GIST associated with Carney's triad are mostly indolent

Carney triad is also known as...

Carney triad

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Common signs & symptoms

Abdominal pain

Pain in stomach

Diarrhea

Watery stool

Fatigue

Nausea and vomiting

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Gastrointestinal stroma tumor

Leiomyosarcoma

Pheochromocytoma

Top Clinical Trials

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no interventional clinical studies being conducted.

Top Treatments in Research

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no treatments in development for this disease.