Acromegaly discovered during a routine out-patient surgical procedure: a case report

@inproceedings{Chiaghana2017AcromegalyDD,
  title={Acromegaly discovered during a routine out-patient surgical procedure: a case report},
  author={Chukwudi Obiora Chiaghana and Julia M. Bauerfeind and Cheri A. Sulek and Justin C. Goldstein and Caleb A. Awoniyi},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Acromegaly is a rare syndrome in which there is unregulated hypersecretion of growth hormone. The anesthetic management of patients with this disorder is particularly challenging due to pre-existing cardiovascular and respiratory dysfunction, as well as recognized difficulties with airway management. Because of the insidious progression of the disease and the presence of nonspecific signs and symptoms, diagnosis is often made late when characteristic acromegalic features become… CONTINUE READING
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