acromegalic


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ac·ro·me·gal·ic

(ak'rō-mĕ-gal'ik),
Pertaining to or characterized by acromegaly.

ac·ro·me·gal·ic

(ak'rō-mĕ-gal'ik)
Pertaining to or characterized by acromegaly.
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and other co-workers, (2014) (18,19) showed elevated IGF1 level in acromegalic patients than normal value before treatment, and after treatment found within the normal range.
Moreover, in another study, decreases in insulin, triglyceride (TG) and fibrinogen levels together with IMT were detected as a consequence of inhibition of GH/IGF-1 secretion in acromegalic patients (12).
At the moment of diagnosis, the patient showed acromegalic signs: enlargements of hands, feet and nasal pyramid.
Reversibility of joint thickening in acromegalic patients: an ultrasonography study.
Antisense Therapeutics, an Australian publicly traded pharmaceutical drug discovery and development company, has enrolled 24 acromegalic patients who have been randomised to one of the two treatment regimens of dosing in the Phase II trial of ATL1103 for the growth disorder, acromegaly, it was reported yesterday.
GIANT J Charles was 7ft 8ins due to disorder acromegalic gigantism
and she's still growing, as she has a condition called acromegalic gigantism.
29) Adverse side effects of HGH include soft tissue swelling, entrapment neuropathy, diabetogenic tendencies, gynecomastia, fluid retention, acromegalic features, and hepatic enlargement.
Enlarged extremities (hands, feet) were observed in our patient, giving her an acromegalic appearance.
The size of each mastoid also depends upon the final size of the skull in an individual; as for instance an acromegalic skull has a thick, large expansive mastoid, and a microcephalic, a small underdeveloped mastoid (Graham & Brackmen).
On 21 dimensions assessed by four questionnaires (including fatigue, anxiety, depression, pain, and general perceived well-being), the treated acromegalic patients consistently scored significantly worse than controls.
Sandostatin LAR is indicated for long-term maintenance therapy in acromegalic patients for whom medical therapy is appropriate and who have been shown to respond to and can tolerate Sandostatin(r) (octreotide acetate) injection.