Tag: Acromegaly

Big Hand Hug

June 29, 2022 By arne hendriks Off

Acromegaly is a serious growth disorder that results in continuous growth of the body as a result of a benign tumor of the gland that produces growth hormone. Before medication made it possible to suppress this unnatural growth patients would simply grow to their untimely…

Outgrowing Life (Robert Wadlow)

December 31, 2011 By arne hendriks 3

¬† Robert Wadlow was the tallest person that ever lived. He suffered from a rare condition known as Acromegaly where the anterior hypophysis produces excess growth hormone after the¬†epiphyseal plates close. At the time of his death at only 22 years of age Wadlow measured…