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    Acromegaly (Facial Changes)

    Left image shows a 64-yr-old woman who presented with acromegaly due to a pituitary adenoma. Right image shows the same patient 11 yr earlier. Note the change in facial features compared with the left image.

    By permission of the publisher. From Newman C. In Atlas of Clinical Endocrinology: Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Disease. Edited by SG Korenman (series editor) and ME Molitch. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 2000.