Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 2nd, 2005
"The diagnosis of acromegaly is suspected based on the typical clinical presentation and is subsequently confirmed biochemically by elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I concentrations. We report three female patients with pituitary tumors who presented without any signs or symptoms of acromegaly but with elevated IGF-I levels," wrote A.A. Sakharova and colleagues.
They measured the women's plasma GH every...
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