JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, vol.47, no.1, pp.53-59, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
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Acromegaly, endocrinology and dentistry
Acromegaly is a rare disease characterized by bony and soft tissue overgrowth with an incidense of 3 cases per million population per year. These changes occur secondary to chronic hypersecretion of growth hormones by the anterior pituitary gland adenoma.