Vol. 31 (2) 2010 Neuro endocrinology letters

The effect of octreotide treatment on somatic and psychological symptoms of acromegaly.

OBJECTIVES: Acromegaly is a chronic disease caused by excessive growth hormone secretion resulting in bone and soft tissue overgrowth. Body image changes as well as systemic complications may considerably influence patients' psychological health and disturb everyday activities. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of octreo.....