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Acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome

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Condition 101

What are the alternative names for Acromegaloid Facial Appearance Syndrome?

  • AFA syndrome
  • Thick lips and oral mucosa

Top Global Doctors

Annamaria A. Colao
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Annamaria A. Colao
Naples, 72, IT
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Susan M. Webb
Barcelona, CT, ES
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Philippe Chanson
Paris, 11, FR
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Rudolf Happle
Freiburg, BW, DE

Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: BMC endocrine disorders
  • Treatment Used: Somatostatin Analogues (SAs) with Pegvisomant
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of combined therapy with somatostatin analogues (drugs that block the extra release of hormones) with pegvisomant for the treatment of acromegaly (when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pituitary Adenomas
  • Journal: Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America
  • Treatment Used: Dopamine Agonists
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article discusses the role of dopamine agonists in the treatment of pituitary adenoma.