Acromegaly symptoms without pituitary adenoma in an adolescent

GUEVEN A., Oezgen T., BELET U., Aydın M.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.20, no.8, pp.945-949, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The diagnosis of acromegaly requires a glucose-suppressed growth hormone (GH) nadir greater than 1 mu g/l associated with clinical symptoms and signs. Here, we present a patient who has acromegalic clinical findings associated with a nadir GH level < 1 mu g/l during an oral glucose tolerance test.