Acromegalic facies

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Acromegalic facies

Facial aspect of a patient with acromegaly. The nose is widened and thickened, the cheekbones are obvious, the forehead bulges, the lips are thick and the facial lines are marked. The forehead and overlying skin is thickened, sometimes leading to frontal bossing.

Source: "Acromegaly."{ Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2008, 3:17. doi:10.1186/1750-1172-3-17
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rID: 36249
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 18th Aug 2017
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