Hypersomatotropism | definition of hypersomatotropism by Medical dictionary
A state characterized by abnormally enhanced secretion of pituitary growth hormone (somatotropin).
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Most common endocrine abnormality documented in our series was hypersomatotropism
(20%) (5) and hyperprolactinemia (20%) followed by hyperthyroidism (15) (8%), hypophosphatemia (16) (4%) and precocious puberty (4%).
associated with MAS is rare, and pituitary adenoma is demonstrable in 40% to 50% of these patients (3,4).