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Acromegaly

"Acromegaly" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition caused by prolonged exposure to excessive HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE in adults. It is characterized by bony enlargement of the FACE; lower jaw (PROGNATHISM); hands; FEET; HEAD; and THORAX. The most common etiology is a GROWTH HORMONE-SECRETING PITUITARY ADENOMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch36, pp79-80)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acromegaly" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Acromegaly" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 140 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2010
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