Melatonin and corticosteroid response to metyrapone in patients with pituitary disease.

@article{Brismar1982MelatoninAC,
  title={Melatonin and corticosteroid response to metyrapone in patients with pituitary disease.},
  author={Kerstin E Brismar and Sigbritt Werner and Lennart Wetterberg},
  journal={Progress in clinical and biological research},
  year={1982},
  volume={92},
  pages={283-92}
}
Melatonin secretion is dependent both on the environmental lighting and noradrenergic control and seems to be related to the ACTH-cortisol secretion. The aim of the present study was to further elucidate the relationship between ACTH-cortisol and melatonin. For this purpose we chose the Metyrapone test. The melatonin secretion was studied in 10 patients… CONTINUE READING