Which clinical history findings are characteristic of excess growth hormone in pituitary adenomas?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: James R Mulinda, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Excess growth hormone presents with acromegaly as the result of a somatotropinoma (often a macroadenoma), while inadequate growth hormone presents with failure to thrive in children but often no complaints in adults.


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