Acromegaly, or Pierre Marie’s disease as it is sometimes called (after the first doctor to accurately describe the symptoms), is a hormonal disorder characterized by abnormal bone growth, enlarged hands and feet, and thickened, enlarged face. Learn more about this rare endocrine disease, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.

3 to 4

New cases of acromegaly per year per million population.

40 years

Average age of diagnosis

Last update 27/06/2017