Carney Triad | Symptoms & Causes

What are the symptoms of Carney triad?

The symptoms of Carney triad may vary from child to child and depend on where tumors are located and what kind they are. Symptoms may mimic other, more common ailments. Some symptoms may include:

  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • stomach pain
  • abdominal mass that can be felt on examination
  • anemia (low red blood cell count)
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure

What causes Carney triad?

Carney triad is non-hereditary and incredibly rare with 30 cases reported in total. Because many of these symptoms can also point to other conditions, it’s important to have your child evaluated and diagnosed by a qualified medical professional right away.