Gigantism tests

Tests could include:

  • As its name suggests, growth hormone(GH) helps bones and muscles grow and develop properly. This hormoneis produced by the pituitary gland,which is located at the base ofthe brain. GH levels naturally rise and fall over time. In some individuals, ...
  • Growth hormone (GH), also known as human growth hormone (HGH) or somatotropin, is one of several hormones produced by the pituitary gland of the brain. Growth hormone plays a crucial role in normal human growth and development. GH levels that are ...
  • A glucose tolerance test measures how well your body is able to break down glucose, or sugar. Those who suffer from diabetes (type 1) have trouble processing glucose because the body is not able to make an adequate supply of insulin. This test is ...
  • The pituitary gland is a small structure located at the base of the brain. It secretes several important hormones. One of these is the growth hormone (GH). This hormone supports optimal growth and development in prepubescent children and proper bo...
  • A head MRI is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. It's a useful tool for detecting a number of conditions.
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