Gigantism or excessive growth in height is due to excessive production of growth hormone from the adenoma of the anterior pituitary gland before epiphyseal closure. Height becomes 7-8 feet.

Skeletal muscles may be powerfully developed but later pituitary insufficiency may occur with
associated muscular weakness.

There may be hypertension due to excessive growth hormone,

The X-ray skull: shows an enlargement of sella

Refer to Acromegaly for details

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