What is the role of serum growth hormone testing in the diagnosis of McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS)?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: Gabriel I Uwaifo, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Individuals with somatotroph adenomas due to GNAS1 mutations have detectable elevations of GH, insulinlike growth factor 1 (IGF-1), or both in serum.


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