Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Alien hand syndrome
Oct. 22, 2021
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In normal subjects (left panel), growth hormone can fluctuate between undetectable levels (most of the time) and peaks of up to 30 μg/L (90 mIU/L). In patients with acromegaly (right panel), growth hormone hypersecretion is continuous and growth hormone never returns to undetectable levels. (Source: Chanson and Salenave 2008. Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0 Generic [CC BY 2.0].)