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Causes of Acromegaly

List of causes of Acromegaly

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Acromegaly) that could possibly cause Acromegaly includes:

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Acromegaly: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Acromegaly, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Acromegaly:

Acromegaly: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Acromegaly: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Acromegaly:

  • Pituitary-tumor-caused acromegaly
  • Non-pituitary-tumor-caused acromegaly
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Causes of Broader Categories of Acromegaly: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Acromegaly as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Acromegaly as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Acromegaly. Our database lists the following as having Acromegaly as a complication of that condition:

Acromegaly as a symptom:

Conditions listing Acromegaly as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Acromegaly. Our database lists the following as having Acromegaly as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Acromegaly?

Causes: Acromegaly: Pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone often due to a tumor.

Cause statistics for Acromegaly:

The following are statistics from various sources about the causes of Acromegaly:

  • 90% of acromegaly cases are caused by a benign tumour of the pituitary gland or adenoma in the US (NIDDK, NIH, 2002)
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Related information on causes of Acromegaly:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Acromegaly may be found in:


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