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Titolo:
Genetics of Carney complex and related familial lentiginoses, and other multiple tumor syndromes
Autore:
Stratakis, CA;
Indirizzi:
NICHHD, Unit Genet & Endocrinol, Dev Endocrinol Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA NICHHD Bethesda MD USA 20892 docrinol Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
Titolo Testata:
FRONTIERS IN BIOSCIENCE
, volume: 5, anno: 2000,
pagine: D353 - D366
SICI:
1093-9946(20000301)5:<D353:GOCCAR>2.0.ZU;2-5
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
PEUTZ-JEGHERS-SYNDROME; SPOTTY SKIN PIGMENTATION; ADRENOCORTICAL NODULAR DYSPLASIA; LAUGIER-HUNZIKER SYNDROME; AU-LAIT SPOTS; ENDOCRINE OVERACTIVITY; CARDIAC MYXOMA; POLYPOSIS SYNDROMES; LEOPARD-SYNDROME; CUSHING SYNDROME;
Keywords:
lentigenes; myxoma; Carney complex; multiple endocrine neoplasia; Peutz-Jeghers syndrome; Ruvalcaba-Myhre-Smith syndrome; LEOPARD syndrome; arterial dissections; genetics; review;
Tipo documento:
Review
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
128
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Stratakis, CA NICHHD, Unit Genet & Endocrinol, Dev Endocrinol Branch, NIH,Bldg 10,Room 10N262,10 Ctr Dr,MSC 1862, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA NICHHD Bldg10,Room 10N262,10 Ctr Dr,MSC 1862 Bethesda MD USA 20892
Citazione:
C.A. Stratakis, "Genetics of Carney complex and related familial lentiginoses, and other multiple tumor syndromes", FRONT BIOSC, 5, 2000, pp. D353-D366

Abstract

Carney complex is a multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndrome that affects the adrenal cortex, the pituitary and thyroid glands, and the gonads. The complex is also associated with skin and mucosa pigmentation abnormalities and myxoid and other neoplasms of mesenchymal and neural crest origin. Thus, this syndrome also belongs to another group of genetic disorders, the lentiginoses(or lentig (e) under bar noses), which include the Peutz-Jeghers, LEOPARD, arterial dissections and lentiginosis, and Laugier-Hunziker syndromes, Cowden disease and Ruvalcaba-Myhre-Smith (Bannayan-Zonana) syndrome and the centrofacial, benign patterned and segmental lentiginoses, all of which can be associated with a variety of developmental defects. The inheritance of Carney complex, just like that of the other MENs and the lentiginoses, is autosomal dominant. Genetic loci or genes have been identified for Carney complex, Peutz-Jeghers and Ruvalcaba-Myhre-Smith syndromes, but not for other lentiginoses. Elucidation of the molecular defects responsible forthese disorders is expected to shed light on aspects of early neural crestdifferentiation, the regulation of pigmentation, the development of autonomous endocrine function, and endocrine and nonendocrine tumorigenesis.

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