ea0025p143 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2011
, Tan Tricia
, Meeran Karim
Patients with acromegaly have characteristic clinical features of soft tissue overgrowth. Both somatic and metabolic features of acromegaly are secondary to excess GH secretion and high circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1). However, an acromegaloid phenotype associated with severe insulin resistance is occasionally seen in the absence of biochemical hallmarks of acromegaly (insulin-mediated pseudoacromegaly). Here we present a case of insulin-mediate...