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Acromegaly (cont.)

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Acromegaly is a lifelong disease. Drug or radiation therapy typically goes on for several years. Even after successful therapy, you will need to see your health care provider regularly to have your levels of growth hormone and IGF-1checked.

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Increased and unregulated growth hormone (GH) production, usually caused by a GH-secreting pituitary tumor (somatotroph tumor), characterizes acromegaly.

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