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ea0081rc4.7 | Rapid Communications 4: Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 1 | ECE2022

The burden of pain in patients with acromegaly

Kreitschmann-Andermahr Ilonka , Kahl Annalena , Deutschbein Timo , Honegger Jurgen , Unger Nicole , Detomas Mario , Giese Sabrina , Schroeder Bernadette , Chmielewski Witold , Siegel Sonja

Introduction: The aim of the present study was to explore pain prevalence, pain locations and its impact on everyday activities and health-related quality of life (QoL) in a large cohort of patients with acromegaly.Methods: We conducted a survey at three major centers specialized on the treatment of pituitary diseases. 124 patients with acromegaly (mean age 56.6y ± 13.5) filled in a self-constructed questionnaire on acromegaly symptoms, pain includi...