Carney triad

Definition / meaning of Carney triad

A very rare disorder marked by tumors of the gastrointestinal tract (usually the stomach), tumors that form in embryonic nervous tissue in the head, neck, and torso, and tumors that form in cartilage in the lungs. Sometimes tumors also form in the adrenal glands and esophagus. Carney triad is most common in young females.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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