Understand Acromegaly

Acromegaly is a Rare, Treatable Disease

Acromegaly is caused by a noncancerous tumor on the pituitary gland, a pea-sized gland at the base of the brain.

While a diagnosis of acromegaly can be overwhelming, it is important to recognize that there are a range of treatment choices, resources and information to help you understand your options and actively manage your disease.



1 National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service (NEMDIS); A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Acromegaly Fact Sheet. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
2 UCLA Health (2015). Acromegaly Symptoms. Retrieved April 1, 2016.