Can the symptoms of acromegaly regress over time with?

Acromegaly. Acromegaly causes overgrowth of many bones including the skull, face and limbs due to an excess of growth hormone, usually caused by a pituitary tumor. When the disease is properly treated (with surgery), there will be partial but not complete improvement in the peculiar appearance due to overgrown bones; there will be more marked improvement in the aches and pain of acromegaly.

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Can the symptoms of acromegaly regress over time with treatment?

Yes! While bones that have enlarged will stay enlarged, much of the growth is actually soft tissues that can subside. Other symptoms such as headache and weight gain are likely to get better as well. Read more...