Can acromegaly be prevented?

Acromegaly can’t be prevented. Early diagnosis and treatment is the most effective way to treat or manage acromegaly.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 03/16/2018.


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  • The Pituitary Society. Acromegaly. Accessed 4/2/2018.
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