ea0016p406 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008
Moya Chimenti Elisa
, Alvarez Escola Cristina
, Lecumberri Santamaria Beatriz
, Fernandez Alberto
, Garcia Dominguez Maria
, Felipe Pallardo Sanchez Luis
Background: Acromegaly, a chronic disease caused by excess secretion of growth hormone (GH), has been known to reduce patients life expectancy. This increase in morbility and mortality is not only due to cardiovascular, respiratory or cerebrovascular disorders, but also to an increased risk for cancer.Subjects and methods: The aim of this study was to describe the associated malignant diseases among our fifty acromegalic patients. Clinical features of th...