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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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PR1.1874, 1939-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1874
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, reports, charts, photographs and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 30 at first examination in 1939. Conditions mentioned include: headache; acromegaly; and eosinophil adenoma. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.