Gigantism With Pituitary Macroadenoma: An Unusual Variant of McCune-Albright Syndrome

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Feb;22(2):177-9. doi: 10.1515/jpem.2009.22.2.177.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma / genetics
  • Adenoma / pathology*
  • Adenoma / therapy
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal / therapeutic use
  • Child
  • Chromogranins
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • DNA, Neoplasm / analysis
  • Fibrous Dysplasia, Polyostotic / genetics
  • Fibrous Dysplasia, Polyostotic / pathology*
  • Fibrous Dysplasia, Polyostotic / therapy
  • GTP-Binding Protein alpha Subunits, Gs / genetics
  • Gigantism / genetics
  • Gigantism / pathology*
  • Gigantism / therapy
  • Growth Hormone / blood
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Mutation
  • Octreotide / therapeutic use
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / genetics
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / therapy
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
  • Chromogranins
  • DNA, Neoplasm
  • Growth Hormone
  • GNAS protein, human
  • GTP-Binding Protein alpha Subunits, Gs
  • Octreotide