Acromegaly (Growth Hormone Excess)

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Acromegaly (Growth Hormone Excess) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pituitary Gland Disorders.

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    1. Sudden onset
    2. Sleep apnea
    3. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    4. Colon polyps
    5. Excessive sweating
    1. Left axis deviation
    2. Left ventricular hypertrophy
    3. Poor R wave progression
    4. Peaked T waves
    5. Q waves
    1. Bilateral involvement of inner ear structures
    2. Invasion of lesion into left cavernous sinus
    3. Encasement of internal carotid artery by lesion
    4. Superior bowing of the optic chiasm
    5. Bitemporal hemianopsia
    1. Non-suppressed GH levels 30 and 60 minutes after glucose challenge
    2. Increased IGF immediately after glucose challenge
    3. A spike in GH levels after 30 minutes, which then decline before 60 minutes
    4. Increased somatostatin in response to glucose
    5. Marked hypoglycemia due to GH increased after glucose challenge
    1. Pegvisomant
    2. Cabergolin
    3. Octreotide
    4. Somatostatin analogue
    5. Radiation

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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