Tanya Angus, the Las Vegas woman who had the worst case of gigantism in the world, died today, according to her website and the Acromegaly Community, the advocacy group she inspired.
Angus, 34, died "due to her heart and TIA (transient ischemic attack or mini-stroke)," according to her website.
Acromegaly or gigantism is a rare pituitary disorder that causes the body to produce too much growth hormone. It affects about 20,000 Americans.
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