About- Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder in adults in which pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone.

 Enlarged face, hands, feet and tongue 
 Enlarged liver, heart, kidneys, spleen and other organs
 Bulging chest
 Oily and thickened skin 
 Skin Tag formation
 Fatigue and muscle weakness
 A hoarse, deep voice
 Impaired vision
 Joint Pain and limited mobility
 Irregular Menstrual cycle in women
 Erectile dysfunction in men
 Excessive sweating and body odour 

Acromegaly is caused by the overproduction of growth hormones by the pituitary gland. In adults, a tumour (Pituitary tumours or Nonpituitary tumours) is the most common cause of too much GH production.


 Heart disease
 Type 2 diabetes
 Sleep apnea
 Carpal tunnel syndrome
 Uterine fibroids
 Spinal cord compression
 Vision loss
 Bowel polyps

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