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gist [2021/07/29 13:48]
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gist [2021/07/29 13:51] (current)
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     * Carney Triad     * Carney Triad
       * a rare syndrome defined by the coexistence of three specific tumours and typically affecting young people       * a rare syndrome defined by the coexistence of three specific tumours and typically affecting young people
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 +=====Clinical features=====
 +  *usually asymptomatic
 +  *may cause pain, bloating, fatigue, occult or overt GIT bleeding
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 +=====Diagnosis=====
 +  *may be picked up on gastroscopy or CT scan
 +  *biopsy to confirm benign vs malignant status
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 +=====Treatment=====
 +  *most are treated with surgical excision
 +  *imatinib is used to treat GIST that cannot be removed by surgery
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