ACROMEGALY

  • Enlarged body part, sweating, IGF-11, GH not suppressed by glucose
  • Enlarged body part, sweating, amenorrhea
  • Enlarged body parts, esp the face
  • GH is not suppressed by glucose, IGF-IT
  • The pituitary tumor makes too much GH
  • Remove pituitary tumor (Surg/rad), octreotide (somatostatin), pegvisomant (GH receptor antag)

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