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Lipohypertrophy in Acromegaly Induced by the New Growth Hormone Receptor Antagonist Pegvisomant

Pietro Maffei, MD; Chiara Martini, MD; Claudio Pagano, MD; Nicola Sicolo, MD; and Francesco Corbetti, MD
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From University School of Medicine, 35100 Padua, Italy.

Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(4):310-312. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-145-4-200608150-00017
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Clinical and radiographic features of patient 1 (left) and patient 2 (right) after 2 months of treatment with pegvisomant.

Top. Photographs of the abdominal area. Middle. Ultrasonography of the subcutaneous tissue accumulation. Bottom. Magnetic resonance imaging (T1-weighted axial images) centered at the umbilical level and showing marked thickening of subcutaneous fat tissue (arrows).

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