Create issue ticket

315 Possible Causes for Gigantism - Acromegaly

  • Hyperpituitarism

    Prognosis The prognosis for an individual with either gigantism or acromegaly depends on how far the condition has advanced before successful treatment.[m.body-disease.com] […] pituitary gland activity, especially increased secretion of growth hormone, resulting in acromegaly or gigantism.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] or gigantism.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Gigantism

    Andre the Giant had gigantism as a child which developed into acromegaly in adulthood.[theconversation.com] […] and gigantism market. - Quantify patient populations in the global acromegaly and gigantism market to improve product design, pricing, and launch plans. - Organize sales[prnewswire.com] Gigantism is typically associated with acromegaly. Height is a prerequisite for gigantism, although not everyone diagnosed with acromegaly is also a giant.[medicalbag.com]

  • Acromegaly

    History Gigantism The presentation of patients with gigantism is usually dramatic, unlike the insidious onset of acromegaly in adults.[emedicine.medscape.com] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 253.0 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism Approximate Synonyms Acromegaly Constitutional tall stature[icd9data.com] Gigantism and acromegaly are syndromes of excessive secretion of growth hormone (hypersomatotropism) that are nearly always due to a pituitary adenoma.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Gigantism - Acromegaly

    Acromegaly is commoner than gigantism. Gigantism is extremely rare.[differencebetween.com] Prognosis The prognosis for an individual with either gigantism or acromegaly depends on how far the condition has advanced before successful treatment.[m.body-disease.com] GPR101 inhibitors and agonists may be used to treat gigantism, acromegaly or dwarfism.[techtransfer.cancer.gov]

  • Pituitary Adenoma

    , child Acromegaly R271W 2 Parent, child Acromegaly and prolactinoma Q285fs 2 Siblings Acromegaly and gigantism R304X 3 Two siblings and nephew Acromegaly and gigantism AIP[medscape.com] In children, the condition is called gigantism. In adults, it is called acromegaly.[merck.com] […] in adults; the genetic causes of gigantism and acromegaly are poorly understood.[doi.org]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    Gigantism and Acromegaly If the anterior pituitary gland secretes too much growth hormone during childhood, the child will develop gigantism.[study.com] Gigantism and Acromegaly If the anterior pituitary gland secretes too much growth hormone during childhood, the child will develop gigantism .[study.com] Acromegaly Gigantism (GH) 3. Cushing's Disease (ACTH) (Rarely TSH / LH / FSH) Pituitary Enlargement (Mass Effect) Effects: 1.[quizlet.com]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Gigantism (acromegaly) and other growth hormone problems result from the function of the pituitary gland — too much growth hormone and a child's bones and body parts may grow[houstonmethodist.org] Gigantism ( acromegaly ) and other growth hormone problems.[webmd.com] , gigantism, dwarfism Cushing's disease Sex hormone disorders [ edit ] Disorders of sex development or intersex disorders Hermaphroditism Gonadal dysgenesis Androgen insensitivity[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pituitary Neoplasm

    Acromegaly, gigantism, carpal tunnel syndrome and voice changes in GH-secreting adenomas.[symptoma.com] Mutations of the aryl hydrocarbon-interacting protein gene ( AIP ) may be present in some cases of familial gigantism and acromegaly, as well as other pituitary tumor types[emedicine.medscape.com] Acromegaly and gigantism have the following endocrinologic profile: 1. Demonstration of lack of suppression of GH levels following glucose load 2.[med.virginia.edu]

  • Basophil Adenoma

    Gigantism Amenorrhoea Infertility Galactorrhoea Hypoglandism Impotence Infertility Gynaecomastia Galactorrhoea PROLACTIN Chromophobe Page 5 DISORDERS OF THE CHIASM 1.[edurev.in] Secretory adenomas may cause diabetes insipidus, galactorrhea, Cushing syndrome, or gigantism or acromegaly.[merckmanuals.com] GH-producing tumours: eosinophilic - results in gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults. Suprasellar extension is not uncommon.[patient.info]

  • Adenoma

    , gigantism, Cushing's disease, hyperthyroidism, hyperpituitarism, hyperpituitarism, visual field defects, bitemporal hemianopia, optic nerve, chiasma, bitemporal hemianopia[videotorium.hu] In many familial cases gigantism or a young onset of acromegaly is more common.[pituitary.ucla.edu] Examples of functional adenomas include: Prolactinoma, a tumor that overproduces prolactin Acromegaly (adults) gigantism (child), caused by an excess growth hormone Cushing's[pituitary.ucla.edu]

Further symptoms