ISSN: 1301-2193 E-ISSN: 1308-9846
  • Turkish Journal of
    Endocrinology and Metabolism
CASE REPORT

Follicular Cell Thyroid Carcinoma in a Patient with Acromegaly - Case Report
Follicular Cell Thyroid Carcinoma in a Patient with Acromegaly - Case Report
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ABSTRACT

Summary

Acromegaly is a disease resulting from excessive production of growth hormone in adults most commonly as a result of pituitary adenoma. The clinical features of acromegaly are bony and soft tissue overgrowth, metabolic abnormalities, viscero-megaly, and symptoms related to tumoral mass itself. Patients with acromegaly have demonstrated an increased incidence of benign and malignant tumor occurrence. Thyroid and colon are the organs often involved in tumoral process. We report an acromegaly case with follicular cell thyroid carcinoma.
Keywords: Acromegaly, thyroid carcinoma

ÖZET

Summary

Acromegaly is a disease resulting from excessive production of growth hormone in adults most commonly as a result of pituitary adenoma. The clinical features of acromegaly are bony and soft tissue overgrowth, metabolic abnormalities, viscero-megaly, and symptoms related to tumoral mass itself. Patients with acromegaly have demonstrated an increased incidence of benign and malignant tumor occurrence. Thyroid and colon are the organs often involved in tumoral process. We report an acromegaly case with follicular cell thyroid carcinoma.
Keywords: Acromegaly, thyroid carcinoma