Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
"Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disease of the PITUITARY GLAND characterized by the excess amount of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secreted. This leads to hypersecretion of cortisol (HYDROCORTISONE) by the ADRENAL GLANDS resulting in CUSHING SYNDROME.
|Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
- Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
- ACTH Hypersecretion, Pituitary
- Hypersecretion, Pituitary ACTH
- Cushing Disease, Pituitary
- Cushing Disease
- Disease, Cushing
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