Carney Complex Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 13, 2021
  • Author: Craig T Basson, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Richard A Lange, MD, MBA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Cardiac myxomas are rare benign neoplasms with symptoms that may mimic those of other disorders. Most occur sporadically; a relatively small proportion are part of Carney complex syndrome. [4]

Differentials in Carney complex include the following:

  • Intracardiac thrombus

  • Metastatic neoplasm to the heart

  • Breast adenoma/carcinoma

  • Testicular adenoma/carcinoma

Differential Diagnoses