Pseudoacromegaly with acromegalic features in radiography

Published on May 1, 2021in Clinical Case Reports
· DOI :10.1002/CCR3.4095
Koichiro Yamamoto2
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(Okayama University),
Kosuke Oka2
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(Okayama University)
+ 2 AuthorsFumio Otsuka35
Estimated H-index: 35
(Okayama University)
Pseudoacromegaly is a condition characterized by acromegalic physical features without growth hormone excess, for which radiographic observation has seldom been reported. This is a rare case of pseudoacromegaly.
Acromegaloidism is a condition which resembles acromegaly by its clinical manifestations but is not due to pituitary or hypothalamic dysfunction. Twenty patients were diagnosed as having this disorder and the results from studying growth hormone (GH) responses in 15 patients (11 women and four men) were included in this report. Clinical manifestations closely resembled those of acromegalics, including history of progressive changes, acral enlargement, visual disturbances, abnormal visual fields ...
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