Acromegaly with fibrous dysplasia: McCune-Albright Syndrome -- clinical studies in 3 cases and brief review of literature--.

@article{Bhansali2003AcromegalyWF,
  title={Acromegaly with fibrous dysplasia: McCune-Albright Syndrome -- clinical studies in 3 cases and brief review of literature--.},
  author={Anil Bhansali and Bhawani Shnakar Sharma and Polupoina Sreenivasulu and Paramjit Singh and Rakesh K Vashisth and Radharaman Jiban Dash},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={
          793-9
        }
}
The McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is characterized by a triad of poly/monostotic fibrous dysplasia, café-au-lait macules and hyperfunctioning endocrinopathies including growth hormone (GH) excess. Polyostotic bone lesions and café-au-lait macules are common while monostotic bone lesions are rare. Similarly, acromegaly as a manifestation of endocrine hyperfunction with MAS is uncommon and in most of the instances somatotropinoma has not been documented. We report 3 patients, two of them had… CONTINUE READING

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