A 20-year-old female asked:
Is this ogtt gh supression test suggestive for acromegaly? 0.4/0.2/0.1/0.7/2.3 ug/l i have a 2,5 mm adenoma in my pituitary and elevated igf-1
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Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Endocrinologist: GH suppression testing is a highly specialized test and most physicians have no experience with it. An endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate these results. As for the adenoma, collaboration between a neurosurgeon and your endocrinologist should result in the best advice relative to any advisable treatment and type of follow-up needed.
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Dr. Clarene Cress commented
Specializes in Pediatrics
With acromegaly, GH levels do not suppress and remain elevated with the OGTT. Your levels were normal to start and then suppressed further, so not consistent with Acromegaly.
Dec 5, 2016
Last updated Dec 9, 2016
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