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Can the face puffiness be a symptom of acromegaly?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Generally no

The facial changes associated with acromegaly are generally due to bony enlargement.
The forehead and jaw can become more prominent. The cheekbones can enlarge as well. When you say.

In brief: Generally no

The facial changes associated with acromegaly are generally due to bony enlargement.
The forehead and jaw can become more prominent. The cheekbones can enlarge as well. When you say.
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Possible, not likely

Puffiness suggests increased fluid in the soft tissue, or enlargement of the soft tissue itself.
While the latter could be due to acromegaly, edema, or increased fluid is much more likely, and would not be indicative of acromegaly.

In brief: Possible, not likely

Puffiness suggests increased fluid in the soft tissue, or enlargement of the soft tissue itself.
While the latter could be due to acromegaly, edema, or increased fluid is much more likely, and would not be indicative of acromegaly.
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