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ea0022p548 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Evaluation of adrenal morphological and functional alterations in acromegalic patients

Pappa Theodora , Papanastasiou Labrini , Tsiavos Vaios , Tseniklidi Ermioni , Androulakis Ioannis , Tsounas Panagiotis , Roussaki Peggy , Kaltsas Gregory , Piaditis George

Introduction: Acromegaly is well known to induce hypertrophy and hyperplasia in many organs, i.e. thyroid gland, colon, prostate. This action is presumably exerted by the elevated GH and IGF1 levels. In our study, we investigated the alterations of the adrenal glands seen in acromegaly.Aim: To assess the changes in adrenal morphology and functional status in a series of patients with acromegaly.Subjects and methods: Fifty-four acro...