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If your pituitary gland produces an excess of a certain growth hormone, you may have a hormonal disorder known as acromegaly. This disease is often caused by a tumor and typically causes an abnormal growth of the hands and feet. Other symptoms may include fatigue, impaired vision, and impotence. A healthcare provider can diagnose acromegaly using a variety of tests, and treatment options may include surgery, medications, or radiation therapy.
(For more information, click Acromegaly. This article offers a detailed overview of this condition, including information on other possible causes and effects of this hormonal disorder, as well as how your healthcare provider will make a diagnosis. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)