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Acromeglia

Were you looking for information about Acromegaly? Acromeglia is a common misspelling of acromegaly.
 
Acromegaly is a hormonal disease that is typically caused by certain types of tumors. This hormonal disorder results when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone. As a result, acromegaly can cause an abnormal growth in the hands and feet. Other possible symptoms include fatigue, impaired vision, and impotence. In many cases, acromegaly can be treated with surgery, medications, or radiation therapy of the pituitary gland.
 
(For more information, click Acromegaly. This eMedTV article offers more detailed information on what acromegaly is and possible causes, as well as how this condition is diagnosed and treated. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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