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Man showing the characteristic appearances of acromegaly

52-year-old man with acromegaly. Note the brow protrusion, large widened nose, thick lips, coarse facial features, large hands, and the widened, thickened, and stubby fingers. Historic image from St Bartholomew's Hospital Photographic Society. Historic photograph restored by Douglas J Lanska MD. Courtesy of the Wellcome Library. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0).

Associated Disorders

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