ea0037ep792 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015
, Stangierski Adam
, Gurgul Edyta
, Brominska Barbara
, Ruchala Marek
Introduction: Acromegaly is a disease caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone and subsequently insulin growth factor 1. It is believed that this oversecretion can cause increased prevalence of nodular goiter and thyroid cancer. However, the amount of studies comparing acromegalic patients with control groups is low. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of thyroid lesions in patients with acromegaly in comparison with age and sex-matched control group.<...