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Understanding Acromegaly Medications (cont.)

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understanding acromegaly medications, growth disorders, growth hormone, GH, growth hormone deficiency, pituitary gland, somatomedins, somatotropin-mediating hormones, insulinlike growth factors, GH inhibitors, dopamine stimulators, giantism, somatostatinlike drugs, pituitary gland

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Acromegaly »

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

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