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Acromegaly: lateral view of the mandible after 25 years of disease

Lateral view of the mandible of a 50-year-old woman after 25 years of progressive disease. Photograph of dissection to show the position occupied by the mandible and its relation to the tongue. The photograph was taken before any of the deeper structures were disturbed. (Gibson case “MC” and Geddes case “EAS 07.”) (Source: Geddes AC. Report upon an acromegalic skeleton. J Anat Physiol 1911;45[Pt 3]:256-92. Public domain.)