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A 50-year-old male asked:

No clinical features of acromegaly, failing many igf-1 tests as high as 40% above high range. passed ogtt easily as gh below .1. is brain mri needed?

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Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: There are other pituitary tumors which can elevate IGF1 levels which dont secrete excess GH levels. Get an MRI specifically of the pituitary area. Also, GH levels fluctuate, so recheck it.
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