× Acromegaly is a systemic condition caused in over 98% of cases by an adenoma of the pituitary gland that secretes excessive growth hormone (GH).

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After acromegaly diagnosis, surgery, medications (lanreotide, dostinex) I underwent 5 weeks of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy. I am now on daily injections of Somavert. My ophthalmologist now tells me that I have NEW changes in my visual field tests that are secondary to the pituitary tumor. Has anyone else experienced vision problems after IGF1 levels are controlled ?
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