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ea0070aep599 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Midparental height is an important predictive parameter in a late diagnosis of acromegaly and gigantism in adults. Single centre, pilot study

Bogusławska Anna , Gilis-Januszewska Aleksandra , Godlewska Magdalena , Olszewska Marta , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Starzyk Jerzy

Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare disorder caused by excessive growth hormone production. Common clinical manifestations are visual changes as well as serious systemic complications. In childhood and adolescence, excessive growth hormone production leads to abnormal tall stature. To date, only a few studies have been published focusing on analysing the growth of patients with acromegaly, in particular regarding the growth of their parents and siblings. A&#...