Gigantism is the name to a particular growth defect that occurs during childhood, from over-exposure to growth hormone.
This is similar to another disease, acromegaly, which arises from
similar types of tumors but occurs in adulthood, when bones have fused
and cannot lengthen.
Researching symptoms of Gigantism: Further information about the symptoms of Gigantism is available including a list of symptoms of Gigantism, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Gigantism, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Treatments for Gigantism: Various information is available about treatments available for Gigantism, or research treatments for other diseases.
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Last revision: May 27, 2003
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