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February 1, 1985

Multidisciplinary Management of Acromegaly and Its Deformities

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Internal Medicine (Dr Brennan), Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Dr Jackson), Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dr Keller), Department of Neurologic Surgery (Dr Laws), and the Section of Orthodontics (Dr Sather); Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

JAMA. 1985;253(5):682-683. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350290088032

The skeletal deformities associated with acromegaly are not reversed by correction of abnormal growth hormone dynamics. We describe a patient with acromegaly in whom facial reconstruction was undertaken after successful removal of a pituitary adenoma.

(JAMA 1985;253:682-683)