Disease Information for Acromegaly (Gigantism): Associated Diseases & Rule outs

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Rule Outs
Adolescent growth spurt/physiologic
Aromatase deficiency
Estrogen receptor deficiency
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Insulin resistance
Insulin resistance/coarsened feature synd rome
Pituitary adenoma/autoinfarct
Pituitary hypothyroidism
Associated Disease & Complications
Acanthosis nigricans
Acromegalic arthropathy
Acromegaly
Adenocarcinoma, colon
Adrenal insufficiency/hypopituitary/ACTH deficiency
Airway obstruction
Arthropathy, destructive/erosive
Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH)
Calcaneal spur
Cardiomyopathy
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Charcot neuroarthropathic joint
Colon polyp
Congestive heart failure
Diabetes mellitus
Endocrine adenomata, multiple, type 1/MEA 1
Gigantism
Glucose intolerance
Gynecomastia
Hypercalcemia
Hypercalciuria
Hypercalcuria
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypernatremia
Hyperparathyroidism, primary
Hyperphosphatemia
Hyperpigmentation
Hypertension
Hypertensive heart disease
Hypertriglyceridemia
Hypogonadism, male
Hypouricemia
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Infertility/sterility, female
Knee osteoarthitis
Left ventricular hypertrophy
Malocclusion-Malalignment teeth/jaw
Multiple endocrine adenomata/hereditary
Myopathy/secondary/nonspecific
Optic chiasm lesion/defect
Organomegaly
Osteoarthritis in Young Adults
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Osteoporosis/osteopenia
Panhypopituitarism
Peripheral neuropathy
Pituitary gigantism
Pituitary ischemic necrosis
Pituitary tumors
Polyneuritis
Pseudogout (CPPD) arthritis
Raynaud's syndrome
Right ventricular hypertrophy
Secondary female hypogonadism
Sellar tumor/suprasellar extension
Sinus tachycardia
Sleep apnea syndrome
Sleep apnea/obstructive type
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Tendonopathy
Ulnar entrapment neuropathy
Polyneuropathy
Metabolic Bone Disease
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