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5 Possible Causes for Mild or Moderate Gigantism

  • Hyperpituitarism

    Manifestations include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Headaches Visual changes Hypopituitarism Soft[emedicine.medscape.com] gigantism is usually dramatic, unlike the insidious onset of acromegaly in adults.[emedicine.medscape.com] Male predominance was seen among AIP -mutated gigantism, whereas X-LAG had a strong female predilection. [5] Signs and symptoms Gigantism The presentation of patients with[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acromegaly

    Manifestations of gigantism include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Soft tissue hypertrophy Exaggerated[emedicine.medscape.com] Manifestations include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Headaches Visual changes Hypopituitarism Soft[emedicine.com] gigantism is usually dramatic, unlike the insidious onset of acromegaly in adults.[emedicine.com]

  • Gigantism

    All growth parameters are affected, although not necessarily symmetrically because mild to moderate obesity is common and macrocephaly has been noted to precede linear and[doi.org] Manifestations include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Headaches Visual changes Hypopituitarism Soft[emedicine.medscape.com] The cardinal clinical feature of gigantism is growth acceleration.[doi.org]

  • Gigantism - Acromegaly

    Manifestations include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Headaches Visual changes Hypopituitarism Soft[emedicine.medscape.com] gigantism is usually dramatic, unlike the insidious onset of acromegaly in adults.[emedicine.medscape.com] Male predominance was seen among AIP -mutated gigantism, whereas X-LAG had a strong female predilection. [5] Signs and symptoms Gigantism The presentation of patients with[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ectopic Acromegaly

    Manifestations include the following: Tall stature Mild to moderate obesity (common) Macrocephaly (may precede linear growth) Headaches Visual changes Hypopituitarism Soft[emedicine.medscape.com] gigantism is usually dramatic, unlike the insidious onset of acromegaly in adults.[emedicine.medscape.com] Male predominance was seen among AIP -mutated gigantism, whereas X-LAG had a strong female predilection. [5] Signs and symptoms Gigantism The presentation of patients with[emedicine.medscape.com]

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