- Pseudoacromegaly (acromegaly features, insulin resistance)
- Inactive ("burned-out") acromegaly (spontaneous remission due to pituitary adenoma infarction)
- Physiologic growth spurt
- Familial coarse features
- Familial large hands and feet
- Isolated prognathism (jaw protrusion)
Increased growth hormone level
- Familial tall stature
- Aromatase deficiency
- Estrogen receptor deficiency
- Exercise or eating prior to test, acute illness or agitation, hepatic or renal failure, malnourishment, diabetes mellitus, estrogens, beta blockers, clonidine
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Last updated: December 1, 2014
Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acromegaly and Gigantism." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114303/all/Acromegaly_and_gigantism.
Zeiger RF. Acromegaly and gigantism. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114303/all/Acromegaly_and_gigantism. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Acromegaly and gigantism. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114303/all/Acromegaly_and_gigantism
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