Ahmed Yousseif, Efthimia Karra, Stephanie E Baldeweg
British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 73, Iss. Sup8, 08 Aug 2012, pp C119 - C123
Acromegaly is a rare clinical condition resulting from excess growth hormone secretion. It is named after the Greek words 'akron' - extremities and 'megas' - large, to describe the typical physical appearance associated with the condition. This article discusses the causes, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of the disease.
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