Carney-Stratakis dyad

Pronunciation: (KAR-nee-STRA-tuh-kis DY-ad)

A rare, inherited disorder marked by tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and tumors that form in embryonic nervous tissue in the head, neck, and torso. Also called Carney dyad and Carney-Stratakis syndrome.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2009-11-13