Osteopathy and morphometric vertebral fractures (VFs) are emerging complications in acromegaly. However, the prediction of VFs in this clinical setting is still a matter of uncertainty, and it is debated whether they are an early event in the natural history of the disease.

High Prevalence of Vertebral Fractures Associated With Preoperative GH Levels in Patients With Recent Diagnosis of Acromegaly

Frara, Stefano;di Filippo, Luigi;Losa, Marco;Santoro, Simona;Mortini, Pietro;Giustina, Andrea
2022-01-01

Abstract

Osteopathy and morphometric vertebral fractures (VFs) are emerging complications in acromegaly. However, the prediction of VFs in this clinical setting is still a matter of uncertainty, and it is debated whether they are an early event in the natural history of the disease.
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IGF
acromegaly
growth hormone
osteoporosis
pituitary adenoma
vertebral fractures
Female
Humans
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Male
Prevalence
Acromegaly
Human Growth Hormone
Spinal Fractures
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