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Table 1 Patient Demographics, Symptoms and Comorbidities at Presentation

From: Acromegaly: a clinical perspective

Factor Total
(N = 136)
n n (%) or Mean ± SD
Sex 136  
 • Male   62(45.6)
 • Female   74(54.4)
Age at presenting symptoms 81 40.5 ± 14.2
Age at diagnosis 136 48.1 ± 13.8
Mortality status 136  
 • Deceased   8(5.9)
 • Alive   128(94.1)
Hypogonadism 126 57(45.2)
Compression symptoms 131 86(65.6)
Musculoskeletal symptoms 135 121(89.6)
Psychological symptoms 128 52(40.6)
aMiscellaneous symptoms 132 77(58.3)
Incidental CT/MRI finding 132 16(12.1)
Diabetes mellitus 133 59(44.4)
Hypertension 134 76(56.7)
Obstructive sleep apnea 122 58(47.5)
Coronary artery disease / congestive heart failure / cardiomyopathy 125 21(16.8)
Malignancy 132 17(12.9)
Genetic confirmation of MEN1 syndrome 136 1(0.74)
  1. aMiscellaneous symptoms including hyperhidrosis, acne, hirsutism and dizziness