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Front Endocrinol (Lausanne)


Acromegaly Caused by Ectopic Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone Secretion: A Review.


Zendran I, Gut G, Kałużny M, Zawadzka K, Bolanowski M
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022; 13:867965.
PMID: 35757397.


Ectopic acromegaly is a rare condition caused most frequently by growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) secretion from neuroendocrine tumors. The diagnosis is often difficult to establish as its main symptoms do not differ from those of acromegaly of pituitary origin.