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Acromegaly

Disease definition

Acromegaly is an acquired disorder related to excessive production of growth hormone (GH) and characterized by progressive somatic disfigurement (mainly involving the face and extremities) and systemic manifestations.

ORPHA:963

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: E22.0
  • OMIM: 102200  300943
  • UMLS: C0001206
  • MeSH: D000172
  • GARD: 5725
  • MedDRA: 10000599

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