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Understanding Acromegaly Medications (cont.)

What Causes Acromegaly?

In 95% of cases, excess growth hormone (GH) is caused by tumors on the pituitary gland.

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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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