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ea0056ep106 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2018

Rare combination of Acromegaly and Klinefelter syndrome

Sagova Ivana , Pavai Dusan , Stancik Matej , Kantarova Daniela , Urbankova Helena , Gregova Juliana , Vanuga Anton , Vanuga Peter

Acromegaly is a rare disorder usually caused by a benign tumour of the pituitary gland. Long-term presence of elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin like growth factor I (IGF-I) levels accompanying this disease is associated with complications such as heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, sleep apnoea and arthropathy. Incidence of acromegaly is 3-5 patients per million per year. Klinefelter syndrome is ...