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Pioneering Treatment for the World’s Tallest Man

by Kathy Jones on  March 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
The world's tallest man has successfully undergone a pioneering treatment that could have finally put an end to his every growing height.
 Pioneering Treatment for the World’s Tallest Man
Pioneering Treatment for the World’s Tallest Man
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Sultan Kosen, 29, is the world's tallest man at 8ft 3inches. His abnormal height is courtesy a rare condition known as acromegaly which leads to excess production of growth hormone.

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Kosen underwent treatment for the condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center in May 2010 where the doctors managed to put a stop to his growing even taller.

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