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Modified Symptom Score of Verhelst et al for a Patient with Acromegaly

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acromegaly using the symptom score of Verhelst modified by adding a sixth symptom.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E22

Description:

Verhelst et al used a simple symptom score to monitor therapy in patients with acromegaly. Stewart et al used a similar symptom score with a minor variation. Verhelst et al are from multiple universities in Belgium and Italy while Stewart et al are from the University of Birmingham in England.

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