Carney complex

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The Carney complex, also known as Carney syndrome, NAME syndrome and LAMB syndrome, is a bunch of things that occur together due to some genetic problem.[1] It should not be confused with the Carney triad.

NAME and LAMB are acronyms that were proposed later.[2]

In addition to the elements in NAME and LAMB, it includes:


Two types exist:

  • Carney complex type 1.[4]
    • PRKAR1A gene.
  • Carney complex type 2.[5]
    • CNC gene.







See also


  1. Humphrey, Peter A; Dehner, Louis P; Pfeifer, John D (2008). The Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology (1st ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 135. ISBN 978-0781765275.
  2. 2.0 2.1 URL: Accessed on: 25 May 2011.
  3. Mitchell, Richard; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Abbas, Abul K.; Aster, Jon (2011). Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (8th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. pp. 554. ISBN 978-1416054542.
  4. Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 160980
  5. Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 605244
  6. URL: Accessed on: 7 January 2011.
  7. URL: Accessed on: 8 February 2012.
  8. Gourgari, E.; Saloustros, E.; Stratakis, CA. (Aug 2012). "Large-cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumors of the testes in pediatrics.". Curr Opin Pediatr 24 (4): 518-22. doi:10.1097/MOP.0b013e328355a279. PMID 22732638.