Serum cortisol levels of multiple sclerosis patients during ACTH treatment

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The adrenocortical function in 52 multiple sclerosis patients was studied and compared to that of ten healthy control subjects. The basic secretion rate of cortisol of the MS patients was within the range of normal. Reactivity of the adrenal cortex to stimulation by synthetic ACTH was markedly reduced independent of the duration of the disease with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00313955

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@article{Maida1979SerumCL, title={Serum cortisol levels of multiple sclerosis patients during ACTH treatment}, author={Eugene Maida and Karl Heinz Summer}, journal={Journal of Neurology}, year={1979}, volume={220}, pages={143-148} }