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Professional wrestler André the Giant in 1973

André René Roussimoff (1946-1993), better known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. Roussimoff at this point showed manifestations of gigantism and some early manifestations of acromegaly. Note the thickened nose and large chin. Public domain. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Associated Disorders

  • Arthritis
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Colon cancer
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Sleep apnea