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Acromegaly (cont.)

Prevention

There is no known way to prevent acromegaly. Early detection is the best hope of preventing severe symptoms and complications.

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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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