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Endocrinology

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Acromegaly occurs due to:



A Drugs
B Chromophobe adenoma

C Acidophilic adenoma
D Basophilic adenoma

Ans. C Acidophilic adenoma

If an ACIDOPHILIC TUMOR occurs in pituitary after adolescence, i.e. after the fusion of epiphyses of long bones with shafts, the person cannot grow taller, but the soft tissues can continue to grow and bones can grow in thickness. This is known as acromegaly.

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