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Acromegaly

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = A condition caused by prolonged exposure to excessive HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE in adults. It is characterized by bony enlargement of the FACE; lower jaw ( PROGNATHISM); hands; FEET; HEAD; and THORAX. The most common etiology is a GROWTH HORMONE-SECRETING PITUITARY ADENOMA.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

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PR1.175, 1929-1937

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.175
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, photographs, charts and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 43 at first examination in 1929. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; eosinophil adenoma; hyperplasia of pituitary gland; and syphilis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.