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Facial features of a patient with acromegaly

The nose is widened and thickened, the lips are thick, the facial lines are marked, and the forehead and overlying skin is thickened. Source: Chanson and Salenave 2008. Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0).

Associated Disorders

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