Ovarian lesions in Carney complex: clinical genetics and possible predisposition to malignancy.

@article{Stratakis2000OvarianLI,
  title={Ovarian lesions in Carney complex: clinical genetics and possible predisposition to malignancy.},
  author={Constantine A Stratakis and Theoharis Papageorgiou and Ahalya Premkumar and Svetlana D. Pack and Lawrence S. Kirschner and Susan E. Taymans and Zhengping Zhuang and Wolfgang Oelkers and J. Aidan Carney},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2000},
  volume={85 11},
  pages={4359-66}
}
Carney complex (CNC) is a familial multiple neoplasia and lentiginosis syndrome (OMIM 160980, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim) with features overlapping those of other multiple endocrine neoplasias and hamartomatoses, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) in particular. Although a number of patients with CNC and ovarian tumors have been described in individual patient reports, it is unclear whether ovarian lesions constitute a component of the syndrome or are coincidental events. We investigated 18… CONTINUE READING

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