Acromegaly

Acromegaly: enlarged body part, sweating, IGF-1↑, GH not suppressed by glucose


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  • Acromegaly
  • enlarged body part, sweating, IGF-1↑, GH not suppressed by glucose
  • enlarged body part, sweating, amenorrhea
  • enlarged body part, esp the face
  • GH not suppressed by glucose, IGF-I↑
  • pituitary tumor makes too much GH
  • remove pituitary tumor (surg/rad), octreotide (somatostatin), pegvisomant (GH receptor antag)