Orphanet: Clinical Signs and Symptoms

Clinical Signs and Symptoms

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ORPHA:1359  Carney complex

The phenotypic description of this disease is based on an analysis of the biomedical literature and uses the terms of the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO). Phenotypic abnormalities are presented by order of frequency of occurrence in the patient population, then by alphabetical order inside each frequency group.

Pathognomonic sign *
Pigmented micronodular adrenocortical disease HP:0001580
* A pathognomonic sign is a sign whose presence indicates that a particular disease is present beyond any doubt. The absence of this sign does not exclude the possibility of the presence of the disease, but the presence of the pathognomonic sign affirms it with certainty.
Diagnostic criterion *
Blue nevus HP:0100814
Cardiac myxoma HP:0011672
Growth hormone excess HP:0000845
Peripheral Schwannoma HP:0009593
Profuse pigmented skin lesions HP:0005587
Pigmented micronodular adrenocortical disease HP:0001580
Fibroadenoma of the breast HP:0010619
Thyroid carcinoma HP:0002890
Multiple lentigines HP:0001003
Osteochondroma HP:0030431
Sertoli cell neoplasm HP:0100619
* Phenotypic abnormalities noted as « diagnostic criterion » are those included in established sets of criteria to establish the diagnosis of a particular disease having been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Clinical signs and symptoms

    Always present

  • Pigmented micronodular adrenocortical disease HP:0001580

Additional information

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The information provided is based on published scientific articles.

The information provided is estimated for the entire population of patients in routine care. Some phenotypic abnormalities reported here may occur individually with a variable temporality or severity, while others, not listed, may still be encountered. Phenotypic annotations are not yet available for all rare diseases; the annotation process is ongoing.

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