The incidence of Acromegaly is about 3-4 cases per million population per year. The disease mostly affects middle-aged adults and the mean age of diagnosis is 40-45 years. It can result in serious illness and premature death.
Acromegaly is often related to gigantism.
Latest Publications and Research on AcromegalyControl of Growth Hormone and IGF1 in patients with acromegaly in the UK: Responses to medical treatment with somatostatin analogues and dopamine agonists. - Published by PubMed
Megaduodenum in a patient with acromegaly. - Published by PubMed
Enlarged hands and feet - Not always acromegaly. - Published by PubMed
Acromegaly presenting as hirsuitism: Uncommon sinister aetiology of a common clinical sign. - Published by PubMed
Outcome in acromegaly: A retrospective analysis. - Published by PubMed