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Acromegaly is a relatively rare chronic disease. Nevertheless, it is life-threatening in its sequelae, for example, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Since it also has disfiguring properties - especially of the head and face - acromegaly has serious psychological consequences which are reinforced by the awareness of factors such as excessive sweating. It is precisely on these signs and symptoms that Sandostatin R has a rapid effect, thus improving the patient's quality of life as well as counteracting the underlying processes. SandostatinÊ
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An axon (from Greek ἄξων áxōn, axis), is a long, slender projection of a nerve cell, or neuron, that typically conducts electrical impulses away from the neuron's cell body.
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