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ea0037ep1243 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Acromegaly caused by atypical pituitary adenoma

Costa Maria Manuel , Saavedra Ana , Castro Ligia , Basto Margarida , Pereira Josue , Vinha Eduardo , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Atypical pituitary adenomas have higher risk of aggressive behaviour in particular by the higher growth, local invasion and high risk of recurrence after surgery. In acromegaly the resistance to somatostatin analogues may be another manifestation of these adenomas since higher levels of Ki-67 are associated with poor response to therapy.Case report: A 41-year-old woman presented to our consult with history of headaches, growth of the hands,...