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Gigantism

It is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone (GH) by adenohypophysis. Juvenile giant syndrome due to patent epiphysis; Acromegaly occurs when the epiphysis has fused after puberty; A small number of adolescent onset to adulthood continue to develop, forming gigantism. In the early stage (formative stage), the body and internal organs are generally hypertrophic, and the anterior pituitary is hyperfunctional; In the late stage (recession), physical strength declines and secondary anterior pituitary dysfunction occurs.

Symptoms

Interstitial pneumonia

Interstitial lung disease

Acute upper respiratory tract infection

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Acute bronchitis

Interstitial nephritis

Secondary renal disease

Acute glomerulonephritis

Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia

Acute leukemia

Megaloblastic anemia

Syringomyelia

Spinal vascular malformation

carotid artery stenosis

Colon cancer

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid adenoma

Cervical lymph node tuberculosis

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