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Acromegaly Causes, Tests and Treatments J.P. Sperring

Acromegaly Causes, Tests and Treatments

J.P. Sperring

Published January 13th 2012
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Acromegaly is progressive, acquired condition caused by the development of a benign tumor in the pituitary gland (pituitary adenoma). When the condition impacts children prior to the end of puberty, extra growth hormone can cause gigantism. IfMoreAcromegaly is progressive, acquired condition caused by the development of a benign tumor in the pituitary gland (pituitary adenoma). When the condition impacts children prior to the end of puberty, extra growth hormone can cause gigantism. If untreated, the disease can possibly induce life-threatening complications. This must-have book outlines the causes, tests and treatment options for this devastating disease.