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What is Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma?

What is Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma?

  • Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Pituitary adenomas are benign monoclonal neoplasms of the anterior pituitary gland, accounting for approximately 15% of intracranial tumors.

Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Introduction

Types of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma:

Broader types of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma:

How serious is Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma?

Prognosis of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Forty percent of the patients showed hormonal normalization at 2 years, with the median being 31 months. Similarly, 50% of the patients demonstrated normalization of GH and IGF-I at 36 months.

What causes Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma?

Causes of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: see causes of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma

What are the symptoms of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma?

Symptoms of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: see symptoms of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma

Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.
Treatments for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: see treatments for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma

Name and Aliases of Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma

Main name of condition: Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma

Other names or spellings for Acromegaly due to growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma:

Marie's disease, Somatotropinoma

 

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