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Acromegaly is a rare disorder. In most people, it results from a pituitary tumor that overproduces growth hormone (GH). The physical changes may be disfiguring (enlarged nose, lips, hands, feet) and uncomfortable (excess sweating, headaches, dizziness, arthritis). Acromegaly can also cause:
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.