"Petrosal Sinus Sampling" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Sampling of blood levels of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by withdrawal of blood from the inferior petrosal sinus. The inferior petrosal sinus arises from the cavernous sinus and runs to the internal jugular vein. Sampling of blood at this level is a valuable tool in the differential diagnosis of Cushing disease, Cushing syndrome, and other adrenocortical diseases.
|Petrosal Sinus Sampling
- Petrosal Sinus Sampling
- Petrosal Sinus Samplings
- Sampling, Petrosal Sinus
- Samplings, Petrosal Sinus
- Bilateral Synchronous Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
- Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
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