LAMB syndrome

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LAMB syndrome

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GENETICS

Definition An autosomal dominant (OMIM:160980) clinical triad of young adult onset, which consists of:

• Spotty mucocutaneous Lentigenes

• Cutaneous and cardiac–Atrial Myxomas, and

Blue nevi, variably accompanied by endocrine hyperactivity, multifocal myxoid fibroadenomas of breast, adrenocortical hyperplasia and calcifying Sertoli cell tumours of testes. 

Note: Carney complex type 1 is the widely preferred term. LAMB syndrome appears in a few articles in the older literature  J. Am. Acad. Derm. 10: 72-82, 1984 and is best regarded as retired. 

Synonym Carney’s complex type 1 

References  http://www.omim.org/entry/160980

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