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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Gigantism from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

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CT

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Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

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Case #1

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Synonyms and Keywords: Giantism

Gigantism
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Anna Haining Bates with her parents
ICD-10 E22.0, E34.4
ICD-9 253.0
DiseasesDB 30730
MedlinePlus 001174
MeSH D005877

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Gigantism from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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