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Carney's Triad—The Full Syndrome with Four Components: A Case Report

Shreya Surendra, Varghese Thomas, Anish J Cherian, Deepak Thomas Abraham, MJ Paul

Keywords : Carney's triad—GIST, Paraganglioma, Pulmonary chondroma

Citation Information : Surendra S, Thomas V, Cherian AJ, Abraham DT, Paul M. Carney's Triad—The Full Syndrome with Four Components: A Case Report. 2021; 16 (1):25-27.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10088-11150

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Carney's triad is a rare nonhereditary condition affecting young females. Its prevalence is less than one in a million population.1 It is characterized by gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), pulmonary chondroma, and extra-adrenal paraganglioma. The genetic alterations in this triad are yet to be understood. It is more appropriately classified as a novel multiple endocrine neoplasia. We report an interesting case of a young lady incidentally detected with tumors composing the triad.

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