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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

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

PR3.1803, 1945-1947

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.1803
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and black-and-white photographs relating to male soldier from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 27 at first examination in 1945. Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; and occipital and frontal headaches. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR3.63, 1940

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.63
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, report, charts, autopsy report and photograph relating to male sergeant from Edinburgh and the Lothiansaged 27 at first examination in 1940 Conditions mentioned include: headache; vomiting; early papilloedema; acromegaly; hypotonia; pituitary adenoma; and haemorrhage. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

PR3.822, 1943

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.822
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and charts relating to male able seaman fromGreat Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 24 at first examination in1943 Conditions mentioned include: acromegaly; diabetes mellitus; and facial weakness. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

PR4.802, 1935/1961

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/22/PR4.802
Scope and Contents Charts, notes and correspondence relating to female patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 36 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: epilepsy; diplopia; hallucinations; and acromegaly. No treatment given. Patient discharged.