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Acromegaly

People with acrogmegaly typically have thick lips, coarse facial features, a jutting forehead and jaw, and widely spaced teeth; and large hands and feet. They also often perspire excessively.

Acromegaly

Acromegaly is a serious endocrine condition resulting from an excess of growth hormone (GH) in the blood, according to the Hormone Health Network and based on information from the Endocrine Society. GH is released by the pituitary gland and is carried through the rest of the body where it has specific effects. In children, excess…